Mildred Ruth (
Mildred was born
The family returned to their
She married Joseph H. McGarrah shortly after WW II, he preceded her in death.
Mildred did babysitting in
her home, took care of children during church services, was involved in Cub
Scout activities, helped her son Jim with his Evansville Courier paper route,
worked in Driscoll’s Grocery in the 1960’s and 1970’s and was considered
“Superb” in ironing of shirts. She was a member of the V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary
and worked the bingo’s there for 40 years and was known to them as “Grandma”,
she was always very active in their Memorial Day ceremonies. She was also a
Mildred is survived by her
sons, James Harvey (Debbie) McGarrah of Riverview,
Also preceding her in death were her parents; a special, loving daughter-in-law, Malee McGarrah in August of 2012; a sister and five brothers, A. Evelyn (Robert) McKechnie, Frank M. (Iola) Duncan, Clarence E. Duncan, Ward E. Duncan, C. Murl (Velma) Duncan and Bert Ellis (Norma) Duncan.
Funeral services will be held
Visitation will be from 4 until Tuesday at Colvin Funeral Home, where the V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary will conduct a memorial service at