Mildred Easley Evans

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Mildred Easley Evans

July 18, 1923 - April 27, 2019

Mildred Easley Evans Mildred Easley Evans
Mildred Easley Evans, 95, passed away Saturday, April 27, 2019, at Mulder Health Care Facility, West Salem.
She was born in Bunkie, La., July 18, 1923, to Eugene Odell and Mary (Mollie) Easley. She married Charles E. Evans in Atlanta, Ga., in 1942; they divorced in 1963.
Millie worked in several secretarial positions in Atlanta. After moving to West Salem, she volunteered with the Aging and Disability Resource Center and enjoyed speaking to nursing and respiratory therapy students at Western Technical College, about living with MS.
She is survived by her three children, Charlies M. (Susan) of West Salem, Richard (Peggy) of Prairie du Sac, Wis., and Luann (Ron) Miniatis of Columbia, S.C.; six grandchildren, Todd Evans, Shalli (Jason) Henson, Sara (Brian) Hefty, Ben (Tara) Evans, Melissa (Michael) Widerquist and Rachel Isralsky; 10 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Betty Easley; and several nieces and nephews. Millie was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Raymond (and wife, Ivaloo), and Milburn (aka Shine) Easley.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 25, at the Presbyterian Church of West Salem, 625 Franklin St., West Salem. The Reverend Larry Olson will officiate. Visitation will be a half hour before the service and a reception with light lunch will follow in the Fellowship Hall. Mildred's ashes will be interred in Georgia, at a later date.
Special thanks and gratitude to the staff at Mulders for the care and compassion they gave for the past seven years. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations to the MS Society or charity of donor's choice.
Published on May 12, 2019
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5 posts

Shannon Preston
May 18, 2019
Millie was such an inspiration and joy to be around. Her smile and light in her eyes just lit up the room and made you feel like a million bucks to be in her presents. I am truly going to miss my southern bell.
Jon Larry Flowers
May 16, 2019
Sweet Aunt Mildred RIP
Nan Olson
May 14, 2019
Millie was a special lady with a special family and will be missed.
Jane Stone
May 14, 2019
My condolences to the family. I met Millie when she volunteered at ADRC. Also visited her when she moved to West Salem Assisted Living and Mulder's. Such a neat lady with so much class. Truly one of a kind.
Deb Newquist
May 12, 2019
Millie lived a full life! I, and my nursing students, enjoyed the times she came to our class and talked to us about aging, living (really living with a sense of humor) with MS, her connection and commitment to letting others know about resources in the community and her passion about shopping as well as the tasty treats she brought us. She always dressed so fashionably and was so engaging. I personally enjoyed our cup of coffee in the cafeteria afterwards and listening to her many stories and just appreciating the energy of this petite, very southern woman. I'm sure she is regaling someone on the other side with her charm still:-)