Mildred Northern

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

SIKESTON -- Mildred Northern, 88, died Aug. 20, 2012, at the Bertrand Nursing Facility in Bertrand.

Born Aug. 1, 1924, in Akron, Ohio, daughter of the late John and Gertrude Witherspoon Myers, she was of the Baptist belief.

She married Leslie J. Northern who preceded her in death.

She was also preceded by one daughter, Ann Rogers, and one brother and two sisters.

Survivors include: two sons, Leslie Northern of Coldwater, Mich., and Terry L. Northern of Chicago Heights, Ill.; one brother, Jack Myers of Maynardville, Tenn.; three sisters, Anita Ray of Sikeston, Willie Blake of Elkton, Ky., and Bernice Williams of Charleston; and 11 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

Visitation is scheduled from 10 a.m. until time of services at noon Wednesday at the Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston. David Mays will officiate.

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