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Mildred "Millie" Burford, 97

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Graveside funeral services are planned for 10 a.m. Friday, June 5 at Wilson County Memorial Gardens for Miss Burford, 97, of Lebanon.
A native of Wilson County, she died peacefully while visiting her niece in Michigan.
The daughter of the late Hattie Mabry Burford and Robert Jesse Burford, Miss Millie lived all of her life on the family farm where she was born.
Her life was spent enjoying family, church friends and her many flower gardens.
When she was in her early 80's she began pressing flower blossoms and creating pictures and greeting cards.
The family will greet friends Thursday, June 4 at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home between the hours of 4-8 p.m.
Services will be conducted by Bro. Terry Fesler.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Agnes Burford "Aggie" Graves and brother-in-law, John Weaver Graves.
Survivors include nieces: Harriet (Don) Chesley and Sally (Don) Weinzweig; nephew Gordy (Linda) Graves; great-nephews Chad (Rhonda) Chesley, Jon (Mary) Weinzweig, Jack (Amy) Chesley, Charlie (Deanna) Graves, Ben Graves; great-niece Betty Jo Mayberry; eight great-great nephews and four great-great-nieces; cousins Grace Ann (Terry) Hobbs and Betty Gregory; special friends Bill and Harriett Hodges and Virginia Enoch.
In lieu of flowers the family request memorial contributions be made to Cedar Grove Baptist Church Building Fund where she was a lifelong member.
Arrangements are in the care of Lebanon's Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home.

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