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Mildred M (Mefford) Kimzey

October 17, 1928 ~ May 26, 2019 (age 90)
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Mildred (Millie) Kimzey, previous resident of Trenton, Missouri and Zephyrhills, Florida and most recently residing in Georgia died May 26, 2019 at Dalton Place in Dalton, GA.


Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, May 31, 2019 at the Tenth Street Baptist Church in Trenton.  A visitation will be from 10:00 until service time Friday. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Des Moines, Iowa at 2:30 p.m.


Millie was born in Farson, Iowa October 17, 1928, the daughter of Clarence and Dorothy (Wilkinson) Mefford.  She lived in Iowa until her senior year of High School when they moved to Missouri.  She graduated from Galt High School and then returned to Iowa and worked as a bookkeeper for thirty years, some of them for her husband’s business, Bob’s Tire Service.   She and her husband Bob purchased a small resort at Lake of the Ozarks in 1975. They operated the resort while working in Camdenton, MO.    They moved to Trenton in 1992 to be closer to their parents.  She was a member of 10th Street Baptist Church. They wintered in Zephyrhills, Florida for twelve years and moved there in early 2009.  She moved to an assisted living facility in Georgia in 2016.


Her hobbies were walking, working puzzles, computer and reading and spending time with family and friends.


She was married to Robert Kimzey and had three children Paula, Mark and Scott.  She is survived by her daughter Paula (Stephen) Terrell of Ringgold, GA; son Scott  (Tessie) Kimzey of Kansas City, Missouri; granddaughter Elizabeth Terrell (Justin) Adams of Ringgold, GA, three great-grandchildren; sister-in-laws Edna Mefford Upland, California; Katherine Jurgeson of New Virginia, Iowa and several nieces and nephews.


She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert, son, Mark, parents, grandparents, three brothers Wilbur, Harold and Paul Mefford and two sisters, Doris Fleener and Leone Trask.


Memorial contributions may be made to 10th Street Baptist Church, American Cancer Society or Alzheimer’s Association and may be left with or mailed to Slater Neal Funeral Home.

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