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Drum Funeral Home-Hickory

940 29Th Avenue Ne, Hickory, NC

OBITUARY

Mildred Jean Smithers

January 17, 1936August 7, 2019

Mildred Jean Woods Smithers, passed away quietly on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at Catawba Valley Medical Center. Born January 17, 1936 in Mifflin County, PA, she was the daughter of the late Harold D. Woods and Blanche Trexler Woods. Mildred was a homemaker.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles James “Chuck” Smithers whom she had married in 1954; daughter Melinda S. Bollinger; one brother and three sisters.

Mildred is survived by her daughter, Debbie Kinney and husband Doug of Hickory; grandchildren, Jamie Yount and wife Keri, Eric Bollinger and wife Amber, and Regina Yount; great grandchildren, Nautia Yount, Aaron Wallace and Luke Bollinger; and brothers, Don Woods, Robert Woods and Dale Woods.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, August 12, 2019 in the Chapel of Drum Funeral Home in Hickory with Rev. Scott Hooks officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. prior to the service

The family would like to thank the nurses and staff of Carolina Caring and the oncology and radiology departments of Catawba Valley Medical Center.

Condolences may be sent to the Smithers family at www.drumfh-hickory.com.

The Smithers family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home in Hickory.

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ROBERT WOODS

August 9, 2019

MAY MY LOVELY SISTER MILDRED REST IN PEACE. SHE WILL BE MISSED GREATLY. GOD BLESS

Dale and Jessica Woods

August 9, 2019

Rest In Peace beautiful sister Millie. An awesome lady , wife , mother and grandmother to her family, Millie will be sadly missed by all who knew her bright spirt. Feel our hugs

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY