DECATUR, Texas — Services for Mansefield M. Millican, 88, will be at 11 a.m., today, at the First United Methodist Church in Decatur, with the Rev. Roy Spore officiating and also at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 7, 2008, at the Chappel United Methodist Church in Chappel, Texas, with the Rev. Forrist McGregor officiating. Burial will follow at the Chappel Cemetery. Howell-Doran Funeral Home in San Saba is in charge of arrangements.
He died Sunday, May 4, 2008, at his home in Decatur.
He was born March 14, 1920, in Chappel in San Saba County, to Julian and Iris Godwin Millican. Mr. Millican served in the Army Air Corps during World War II in England and France. He was a grocer, starting with the Red & White Grocery Company in Chappel, and later with the Walker Smith Company in Brownwood. He worked for Kimbell Grocery Company for many years in Fort Worth and throughout West Texas retired from Minyard’s Food Stores.
He was a charter member of Westcliff United Methodist Church in Fort Worth and St. Luke’s UMC in San Angelo.
He is survived by his wife, Ruth Millican, of Decatur; daughter, Marcy Perkins of Decatur; son, Ronald Millican and wife, Vickie, of San Antonio; son, Scott Millican and wife, Pam of Arlington; step-daughters Carolyn Sheasley of Bedford and Olivia Neely of North Richland Hills; 11 grandchildren; and several great grandchildren, nephews and nieces.
The family has requested memorials be made to Chappel Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 322, San Saba, TX 76877 and First United Methodist Church of Decatur, 103 N. Miller, Decatur, TX 76234.