Born 12-18-1915 -- Died 6-7-2006
Mildred Janie Presley, 90, of Alton, was born Dec. 18, 1915, in Oregon County, Mo., and died June 7, 2006, at Ozark Medical Center in West Plains, Mo.
Survivors include her husband, Robert Presley; seven children, Nadine (Neal) Crase of Alton, Cecil (Dottie) Grooms of Thayer, Annette (Russell) Johnson of Alton, Sarah Jarutha (James) Mullen of St. Peters, Mo., Joe (Sharon) Grooms of Morley, Mo., Rebecca (Daniel) Meyer of Union, Mo., and Sally (Bruce) McCallum of Manchester, Mo.; one sister, Nadine (Jim) Makham of Fenton, Mo., and one brother, Ken Stotler of Mountain View, Mo.; one daughter-in-law, Fern Grooms; 20 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and numerous other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Benjamin Franklin Rowlett Greer and Sarah Cordelia Springfield-Greer; her first husband, Sam Grooms; one son, Bennie Grooms; five brothers and three sisters.
Services were held June 10 in the Couch Community Worship Center with Bro. Ron Richardson officiating. Inter-ment followed in the New Salem Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of the Clary Funeral Home of Alton.