††† Mildred S. Weatherman of Mercury, Texas, died Dec. 21, 2010, at the age of 90.††
††† Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 28, at the Mercury Baptist Church with the Rev. Keith Simpson and the Rev. Joe Walts of San Antonio officiating. Burial will follow in the Cox Cemetery, under the direction of the Heartland Funeral Home of Early. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Monday, at the funeral home.
††† Mildred June Smith was born on Dec. 13, 1920, to Edmond Kirby and Lucille Grady Smith. She was married to Glenn L. Weatherman in her parentís home in Elm Grove, Texas, on June 9, 1940.
††† Glenn preceded her in death on June 9, 2010, on the day of their 70th wedding anniversary.
††† She is survived by her son, Jerald Weatherman and his wife Gloria of Elm Grove, Texas; two daughters, Sarah Elliott and her husband Walter of San Antonio, Texas, and Dr. Margaret Clem and her husband Alan of Orlando, Fla. Mildred is also survived by five grandchildren, Donald Munford and his wife Taryn, Glenn Munford and his wife Sue, Jerry Weatherman and his wife Pam, Monica Edmondson and her husband Scott and MíLiss Rodman and her husband Steve. She is also survived by 12 great-grandchildren; and by her sister, Shirley McCoy of Weatherford, Texas; and her brother, J. Nelson Smith of Brownwood, Texas.
††† She was preceded in death by her brother, A. Lynn Smith of Dallas, Texas.
††† Mildred lived in numerous places throughout her married life starting out in Port OíConnor, Texas, then Brownwood, Texas, and then on to Ysleta (near El Paso, Texas). From there she and Glenn moved frequently as Glennís Border Patrol assignments changed. She managed to establish homes, graduate from Texas A&I College in Kingsville, Texas, teach school for approximately 40 years, and raise three children while moving between Port OíConnor, Ysleta, Texas, Laredo, Texas, Alice, Texas, Eagle Pass, Texas, Harlingen, Texas, El Centro, Calif., and Del Rio, Texas.† Ultimately, she and Glenn moved back home to Mercury, Texas. Throughout her travels and in retirement, Mildred remained active in the local Baptist Church, was a member of Richland Springs O.E.S. No. 264, Retired Teacherís Association, Delta Kappa Gamma, NARFE Association, various church and community Womenís groups and the Ostomy support group.
††† The family requests memorials be made to the Richland Springs O.E.S. No. 264 or the American Cancer Society.
††† Friends may sign the guest book at www.heartlandfuneralhome.net.