Mildred Zackery

Mildred Zackery

The loving family and devoted friends of Mrs. Mildred Zackery let her go with the Angelic Hosts on Monday, July 4, at her Mexia LTC residence. A viewing was held from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, July 8, at the funeral home and from 6 to 8 p.m. at St. Luke United Methodist Church, 405 S. Belknap Street in Mexia. The family was available at the church from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 9, in the First United Methodist Church, 203 N. Canton in Mexia. Interment was held in the Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hwy 84 West in Mexia. Mrs. Zackery was born in Limestone County to Linsey Jack Freeman and Viola Hampton Freeman Rhodes. She grew up in Limestone County, was a Life Member of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, graduated from Dunbar High School in Mexia with the Class of 1954, and was a Drum Major for the Mighty Dunbar Dragon Band. She retired from the Mexia State School after 26 years of service, was a housekeeper in private homes, a “Soda Fountain Girl” at White And Gillespie Drugs in Mexia, and an employee of Karner Phillips Department Store in Mexia. She loved to dance, was always immaculately and flawlessly dressed, and was a strong, independent lady. She was preceded in death b: her parents; a step-brother, Lindzey Lee Freeman (Sonny); and an aunt, Sara Hampton Pigford.

 

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