Mildred Dillon Carey, 85, of Galax, died Friday Dec. 28, 2012, in the Blue Ridge Nursing and Rehab Center.
She was born in Carroll County on Nov. 26, 1927, to Charles Rufus and Nettie Hill Dillon.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest S. Carey.
Survivors include her daughter, Linda Carey Moose of Charlotte, N.C.; and two grandchildren.
Burial was held Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013 in the Monta Vista Cemetery.
A guestbook is available online at www.vaughanguynn.com.
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.