Mildred W. Davis

September 16, 2016

Mildred W. Davis 96, of frankfort, Ind., died September 16, 2016 at Wesley Manor Health and Retirement Community.  Born February 11, 1920 in Hendrix County, Ind., to the late Otis A. & Helen (Millikan) Ward.  She married Herman Davis on January 17, 1941 in Thorntown Methodist Church and he preceded her in death on March 9, 1996. Mrs. Davis was a 1938 graduate of Lebanon High School.  A homemaker and farmwife, she also worked at Mann’s Turkey Farm.  She attended Colfax Christian Church, was a member of Browns Wonder Christian Church, northeast of Lebanon, since she was 10 years old, member of Modern Mothers Club, and AIM Extension Homemakers.  Mildred was an excellent seamstress and loved gardening and flowers.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be 10 a.m.-12 Noon, Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Services will follow at 12 Noon at the funeral home. Burial will be in Plainview Cemetery, Colfax. Memorial donations may be made to the Antioch Church Building Fund or the Salvation Army; envelopes will be available.

Survived by:

Daughter: Carolyn (Dan) Smith of rural Frankfort, 7 Grandchildren, Becky (Dean) Walker of Michigantown, Duane Davis of Shelbyville, Elaine Mellinger of Rossville, Greg (Tonya) Davis of Warsaw, Jennifer Lease of Warsaw, Sherry Patchett of Rossville and Dale (Krista) Davis of Gig Harbor, WA, 17 Great Grandchildren and 11 Great Great Grandchildren.

Preceded by:

a son, Alvin W. Davis, 3 sisters, Louise Perkins, Martha Long, Geneva Perkins and 2 brothers John C. Ward and Stephen Ward.


Leave your Condolences

3 Condolences for “Mildred W. Davis”

  1. Pamela (Irwin) Day September 19, 2016 at 2:26 pm

    Dear Carolyn and Danny,
    I saw notice of your Mothers passing on Facebook and I am very sorry for your loss.
    May she rest in peace.
    Deepest sympathy,
    Pam Day

  2. Dennis Smith September 19, 2016 at 8:44 pm

    What a long life! The changes she saw! You were blessed.
    Sincere sympathy!
    Dennis Smith

  3. Howard & Dorinda Burrell and family September 21, 2016 at 12:20 pm

    Praying for the family as they mourn the loss of their mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother. Happy for the many years that you had with her in your lives.

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