Mitchem visitation, funeral

Visitation for former state Senator Hinton Mitchem will be tomorrow afternoon at Adams Funeral Home in Albertville. The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Moss Service Funeral Home in Cullman. Mitchem died Tuesday after a long illness. He was 74.The longtime tractor dealer and Democrat from Albertville was first elected to the Alabama House in 1974. He later served in the state Senate until his retirement in 2010.