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July 17, 2019 - 00:00
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1931 – 2019

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Mildred Louise (White) McMillan, 88, of Brown-wood passed away peacefully Tuesday, July 9, 2019.

Mildred was born January 27, 1931, to William Leroy and Rachel (Nunn) White in Navasota, Texas. After high school, she attended Howard Payne University. She graduated in 1952 with a bachelor’s degree in education, also receiving her teacher’s certificate in New Mexico.

She married the love of her life, Carl McMillan, May 26, 1952, after a year of courtship and a year engagement. Mildred taught elementary school for 27 years, always teaching wherever Carl would become an Administrator of Education and sometimes coach.

Mildred had a true servant’s heart. She was an active member and volunteer to many organizations including Mabee Center, Thanksgiving dinners, Meals on Wheels, Good Samaritan and the local community garden. She was a secretary for Republic Women of Brown County, Texas. Mildred was also an active member and volunteer of First Baptist Church of Brownwood.

Mildred was a devoted daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend.

Mildred is survived by her two daughters and their spouses, Rebecca Johnson and husband Keith, Kathy McMillan Wiechman and husband Jeff. She is also survived by grandsons Jeremy Brister and Holden McMillan as well as other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Dr. T. Carl Mc-Millan; parents William and Rachel White; sister Dorothy “Dot” Shaw; and brothers Leroy, Lawrence, Melvin and James White.