RANLO - Mildred Williams Breedlove, 87, passed away peacefully on March 1, 2014, surrounded by her loving family at CaroMont Regional Medical Center.
Mildred was a native of Gaston County, born Nov. 21, 1926, to the late Noah and Nancy Woodruff Williams.
She was a member of Flint Grove Baptist Church, Gastonia; she had received the Recreation Committee Award from The Town of Ranlo. Mildred enjoyed traveling, fishing and gardening. She and her husband Cecil enjoyed making trips to Florida to watch the space ships go off.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 57 years, Cecil Breedlove, her brothers and sisters Floyd Williams, Edna Smith, Mattie Clark, Margaret Griffin, Eva Lynn, Catherine Breedlove, Joe Williams and J.R. Williams.
She is survived by her loving family, a son Warren Dale Breedlove of Gastonia, a daughter Cecelia B and husband Stephen Kaylor of Gastonia, a brother Alex Williams and wife JoAnn of Gastonia, and a sister Sarah W. Grigg of Gastonia; grandchildren Michael Breedlove, Shane Kaylor and Tonda Nolen; great grandchildren Zoe and Jackson Breedlove, Savannah and Delaney Kaylor, and Chris Bar-rett; and a great-great-granddaughter Stella Barrett
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at Withers & Whisenant Funeral Home
Celebration of life service will be 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, at Withers & Whisenant Funeral Home with Pastor Laura Auten officiating.
Interment will follow at Gaston Memorial Park with the Releasing of the Doves
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Maylo United Methodist Church, 1900 Spencer Mountain Road, Gastonia, NC 28054.
Condolences may be made to www.withersandwhisenantfuneral.com.
Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home, 2916 Union Rd Gastonia, 704-864-5144 is serving the family.