Mrs. Mildred Petty of Westville, Sweet Gum Head Community passed away May 22, 2012. She was 85. Mrs. Petty was born April 29, 1927 in Holmes County to the late Willie F. and Gypsie Stafford Smith. She was very loving, and devoted to her family. She loved to talk to people and never met a stranger. Mrs. Petty retired from Clinton Mills after 53 years of service.
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In addition to her parents, her husband, James "Jim" Monroe Petty, three brothers, and one sister preceded her in death.
Survivors include two daughters, Linda P. Hughes (Steve) of Geneva and Teresa Free (Mike) of Westville; two sons, James Jerry Petty (Ann) and William Larry Petty (Terry) both of Westville; brother, Wilford Smith (Ruth) of Westville; eight grandchildren; seven great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m., Friday, May 25, 2012, in the chapel of Sorrells Funeral Home in Geneva with the Minister Harry O. Adkison officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens with Sorrells Funeral Home of Geneva directing. The family received friends at the funeral home Thursday, May 24, 2012 from 6-8 p.m. Flowers will be accepted or contributions may be made to the
. Sorrells Funeral Home of Geneva, 334-684-9999, is in charge of arrangements. Express your condolences in our guest book at www.sorrellsfuneralhomes.com,
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Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on May 30, 2012