GREENVILLE - Mildred O. Heiser, 87, of Greenville, passed away the afternoon of Jan. 26, 2013, at Wayne HealthCare in Greenville.
She was born July 17, 1925, in Darke County, daughter of the late Alva L. and Daisy (Anthony) Gibson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. Heiser on June 26, 2008; brothers and sisters, Alva Allen Gibson, Clyde Emerson Gibson, Charles Eugene Gibson, Maxine Winifred Cruze, Mary Elizabeth Davis; and half-sisters and half-brother Hazel Hittle, Juanita Kohler and Walter Sharp.
A homemaker, Mildred was a member of the Woodington Congregational Christian Church, having attended there for 60 years. She held numerous positions at the church including clerk, treasurer, vacation Bible school director and Sunday school teacher. She was a member and past president of the Women's Christian Missionary Circle.
She is survived by her daughter, Carol (Terry) Haworth of Ansonia; a son, James (Irma) Heiser of Greenville; grandchildren, Jennifer (Kevin) List of Ft. Payne, Ala., Jason (Kendra) Haworth, Julie Bath, Jeanna York, all of Greenville, Greg (Heather) Heiser of Arcanum and Jamie (Jim) Stuckey of Delaware, Ohio; 15 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson and sister Marcelle Gray of Union City; a brother Clifford (Mabel) Gibson of Kentucky; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home, Greenville, with the Revs. Terry Haworth and Jim Fulton co-officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Township Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home today from 5 to 8 p.m and Tuesday one hour before the time of services. The family requests that memorial contributions be given to the Woodington Congregational Christian Church.Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com