Mildred Perkins Wilborn, age 99, died Monday, Aug. 19, 2013, at the Hilltop Park Nursing Home in Weatherford, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, in the chapel of Lunn Funeral Home with Andy Graham, pastor of Southside Baptist Church, officiating. Interment will follow in Restland Cemetery under the direction of Lunn Funeral Home of Olney.
Mildred was born on March 20, 1914, in Whitesboro, Texas, to the late Robert Leslie and Minnie Lee (Kinsey) Perkins. She moved to Ft. Worth, Texas in 1941 from the Bittercreek Community near Olney. She had worked for the Water Department for the City of Ft. Worth. She was a member of the Bellevue Baptist Church in Hurst, Texas. Mildred and Raymond Earl Wilborn were married Aug. 6, 1931, in Olney, Texas. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, four brothers and four sisters.
Mildred is survived by her two daughters: Minnie Henderson of Poolville, Texas, and Betty Thomas Clay of Olney, Texas; one brother, R.L. Perkins and wife Faye of Abilene, Texas; six grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and 16 great-great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Olney Cemetery Association, c/o Becky Dalrymple 705 W. Howard, Olney, Texas 76374 or to the Alpha Omega Hospice, 305 NE Loop 820, Suite 411, Hurst, Texas 76053.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lunnfuneralhome.com.