Celebration of Life services for Mildred Ruth Mulig Bailey, 79, will be held at 10 a.m. on April 9 in the Hixson Funeral Home Chapel of DeRidder. Officiating the services will be Bros. Frank Ott and Tim Lee. Interment will immediately follow on the grounds of Sugartown Cemetery in Sugartown.
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The family would like to welcome guests for visitation from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on April 8 at Hixson Funeral Home of DeRidder. Visitation will resume from 8-10 a.m. on April 9 at the funeral home.
Mildred Mulig Bailey was born Dec. 10, 1933, in DeRidder, to the late Thiloh Elmer and Edna Mae Ford Mulig, and was called home April 6, 2013, in DeRidder. She graduated from DeRidder High School in 1952. Mildred was a longtime member of Smyrna Baptist Church. She retired from LSU Cooperative Extension Office with over 20 years of dedicated service. Mildred was a fair director of Beauregard Parish Fairgrounds for over 35 years, and established the Healthy Baby Contest, overseeing it for 34 years at the fairgrounds. She was a past member of the Homemakers Association. Mildred leaves behind a tradition of making Christmas fudge, passing it out to her beloved family and friends.
Mildred was preceded in death by her parents; her beloved husband, W. D. Bailey; one brother, Wayne Mulig; and two sisters, Alberta Mulig Withrow and Neva Mulig Peckmore. Left to cherish Mildred's precious memories will be her son, Darrell Bailey and wife Marry; one brother, James Dale Mulig and wife Maxine; two sisters, Carrol Mulig Rieder and husband Richard, and Lora Mulig Martin; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren along with numerous extended family members and many wonderful friends.
You may share your memories, prayers and condolences with the family by visiting our online register at www.hixsonfuneral.com.
Published in Deridder Daily News on Apr. 4, 2013