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Mildred I. Wilkinson

d. October 11, 2016


Thursday, October13, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel in Vandalia.


Friday, October 14, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel.
Officiating: Rev. Bob Hoehn and Mr. Kenny Haddock.
Music: Gary Shaw - pianist.
Interment: Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Scott Wilkinson, Brian Mulherin, Parker Wilkinson, Brent Edwards, Victoria Edwards, Daryl Smith, Claudie Tipton and Carter Wilkinson. Honorary pallbearer: Chad Wilkinson.

Mildred Irene (Teague) Wilkinson passed away at 3:04 p.m. on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at the Tri-County Care Center in Vandalia, Missouri. Mildred attended school in Farber. She was valedictorian of her Farber High School class of 1939. She worked for a couple years at the ACW office in Mexico. She began working as a teller for the Laddonia State Bank in 1963 and retired after 23 years in 1986. She was a longtime member of the Farber Presbyterian Church where she had served as an elder. She and Fred were active members of theVandalia Country Club. Mildred was the District Worthy Grand Matron in the Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 54 from Laddonia. She enjoyed cooking, quilting, Hardanger embroidery and spending time with her grandchildren.

Born: October29, 1920 in Fort Morgan, Colorado the daughter of William and Verdia Irene (McIntosh) Teague.

Married: C. Fred Wilkinson in Bowling Green, Missouri on June 8, 1940; he preceded her in death on June 24, 2014.

Survivors include: one son, David M. Wilkinson of Mexico; two daughters: Linda L. and Jim Mulherin of rural Vandalia; Carol Ann and Elgen Edwards of Mesa, Arizona; seven brothers: William (Deborah) Teague of Mexico; Gerald (Mary Jane) Teague of Belleville, Illinois; Jim (Ardith) Teague of Caldwell, Idaho; Jerry (Patti) Teague of Mexico; Forrest (Leota) Teague of Vandalia; Ronnie (Erma Sue) Teague of Springfield, Missouri; Jack (Linda) Teague of Village of Lock Lloyd, Missouri; three sisters: Jean Branstetter of Jefferson City; Donna (Claudie) Tipton of Farber and Faye Teague of Overland Park, Kansas; five grandchildren: Lisa Mulherin of St. Louis; Brent Edwards of Chandler, Arizona; BrianMulherinof rural Vandalia; Scott Wilkinson and Chad Wilkinson both of Columbia, Missouri; nine great-grandchildren: Victoria Edwards, Parker Wilkinson, Carter Wilkinson, Sofia Fehr, Zachary Edwards, Seth Fehr, Eliana Wilkinson, Savannah Wilkinson and Emma Francis; also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Preceded in death by: parents; husband, Fred; one son, Richard Alan Wilkinson; one brother, Elmer Mack Teague; two sisters: Velma Motley and Mary Crow.

Memorials are encouraged to the Farber Presbyterian Church.

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