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Mildred M. Mize

Obituary for Mildred M. Mize

February 25, 1934 - March 7, 2015
Indiana | Age 81


Mildred M. Mize, 81, of Indianapolis, passed away March 7, 2015. She was born February 25, 1934, in Davidson County, TN, to her parents, James Marshall Harris and Bertha Jane Elkins. She was reared in the Lick Creek community of Williamson County, TN. Mildred married Paul R. Mize in Indianapolis and they were blessed with 45 beautiful years of marriage. Together they owned a mowing business and worked side-by-side for over 40 years. Mildred maintained her membership in the Bending Chestnut Baptist Church of Williamson County, TN for over 55 years, and attended the Union Chapel United Methodist Church in Indianapolis for many years. Her survivors include her husband, Paul R. Mize; daughters, Darlene (Jene) Anderson of Lebanon, IN and Diane (Randy) Mann of Indianapolis, IN; and son, Charles (Linda Cook) Wilkerson of Indianapolis, IN; also survived by her grandchildren, Michael Aughe; Timothy Aughe; Karen Presley, Regina Woodruff, Carey Burns, Jenna King, Christopher King, Chasity Fishburn, and Darrell Wilkerson. She is also survived by 18 great grandchildren. Her sister, Everna Anglin, is the only surviving child of ten children born to their parents. Mildred was preceded in death by her sons, Roy Dale Burns (1956) and Kirby Neil Burns (2009); her parents and 9 siblings. In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to the MD Anderson Cancer Center, Dr. Stacy Moulder, Metastatic Breat Cancer Study, P.O. Box 4486, Houston, TX, 77210-4486, Please include the name of the person you wish to honor with your memorial gift. Visitation will be held Wednesday at Flanner and Buchanan-Washington Park North from 4-6pm, with funeral services at 6pm. Burial will take place Thursday at 11am in Riverview Cemetery, 1603 Shields Ave., Seymour, IN.


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