Born 9-5-1917 -- Died 11-14-2004
Mildred Wilcox, 87, of Thayer, Mo., was born Sept. 5, 1917, the daughter of the late William Thomas Howell and Bertie Elliott Howell in Oregon County, Mo. She died Nov. 14, 2004, in West Plains, Mo.
She was married in 1937 in Kansas City, Mo., to Marvin W. Wilcox who preceded her in death March 25, 1971.
She was an interior decorator and homemaker.
She was a member of Central Congrega-tional Church in Topeka, Kan., since 1951.
Survivors include several nieces, nephews and friends, including Eleanor Williamson and her family, and her caregivers at National Health Care in West Plains.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two sisters -- Stella Woodside and Lois Morse; and two brothers -- Boyd Howell and Oscar Howell.
Graveside services were held Nov. 17 at the Thayer Cemetery with Bill Bales and Pastor Scott Hunnicutt both officiating.
Burial was in the Thayer Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of the Carter Funeral Home Inc. of Thayer, Mo.