Mildred Willis Waggoner

May 2, 1918May 7, 2018

STATESVILLE- Mrs. Mildred W. Waggoner, 100, went home to be with the Lord on May 7, 2018.

Born on May 2, 1918 in Boyd County, KY, she was one of ten children born to the late Luther and Carrie Miranda Willis. She was a loving and caring mother, "Mammaw" and sister. She loved spending time with her family and getting into the kitchen to cook to make sure there was enough food for everyone to enjoy.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her loving husband of 61 years, James Elbert Waggoner and eight siblings.

Left to cherish her memory are her four daughters, Joyce (Stanley) Forman, Dorothy (William) Hager, Ruth Waggoner and Jackie Darken; six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, eight great-great-grandchildren, brother, Carl (Virginia) Willis and many other loving family members.

A celebration of life service will be held at 3pm on Thursday, May 10, 2018 in the Westmoreland Chapel of Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home with Dr. Nelson Granade officiating. The family will receive friends from 2-3pm on Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in her name to Iredell County Hospice and Palliative Care or First Baptist Church of Statesville.

Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Waggoner Family.


  • Iredell County Hospice and Palliative Care
  • First Baptist Church of Statesville


  • Visitation Thursday, May 10, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Service Thursday, May 10, 2018

Mildred Willis Waggoner

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