Mildred "Mimi" Puckett Ludlow
1926 ~ 2014
Mildred "Mimi" Puckett Ludlow, age 87, a longtime resident of Ocean Springs, passed away Monday, June 30, 2014, surrounded by family.
Mildred married Harold Maury Ludlow in 1947. They traveled the country in the USAF before retiring to Ocean Springs in 1968. Mildred was the mother of five children, 13 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren. She loved her family and friends, being a strong supporter and role-model to all. Mildred was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and was very active in the Presbyterian Women. She was an Honorary member of the Ocean Springs Hospital Auxiliary where she enjoyed working in the gift shop and visiting with her many friends.
Mildred was preceded in death by her parents, Lynn and Lela Mae Puckett; brother, Harold Puckett; sisters, Maggie Smith, Doris Adams, Lois Barnett Atkinson, Nellie Warren and Sybil Jenkins. She was also preceded in death by her son, Lynn Allan Ludlow.
Survivors include her husband Harold Maury Ludlow, Jr.; three daughters, Cynthia (Asa) Pulliam, Lane (David) Rankin, and Cheryl (Daniel) Infante; son, Larry (Margaret) Ludlow. 13 grandchildren, John (Kristi) Pulliam, Jennifer (Mark) O'Brien, Lisa (Bobby) Archer, Emily (Scott) Lieser, Jeffrey Ludlow, Daniel Ludlow, Meagan (Jason) Smith, Gregory (Erin) Lee, Joey Lee, Brian Lee, Joel (Kerri) Fayard, Ryan Fayard, and Angie (Matt) McGrury. She is also survived by 27 great-grandchildren. Each and every child, grandchild and great-grandchild was special and greatly loved.
Our thanks to the staff at Ocean Springs Hospital for their care and support during this time of great sadness. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials to the First Presbyterian Church in Ocean Springs or donations to the
Visitation will be on Thursday, July 3, from 1pm until 2pm, with a 2pm church service, all at the First Presbyterian Church in Ocean Springs. Burial will follow in Crestlawn Memorial Park.
The Ocean Springs Chapel of Bradford O'Keefe Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in The Sun Herald on July 2, 2014