Graveside services are scheduled for 11 a.m., on Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, at Memory Lawn Memorial Park for Mildred Lois Gill Fenter. Doug Austin of West Country Club Church of Christ will officiate.
Mildred was born on Sept. 22, 1931, in Mullin, Texas, to Calvin “Gus” and Olga Gill. They have both preceded her in death. She married Vernon G. Fenter on Aug. 30, 1947, in Welch, Texas. He survives her at the family home.
She is also survived by three sons: Wayne Fenter and his wife, Judy, of Roswell, Les Fenter and his wife, Alma, of Houston, Texas, and Jerry Fenter and his wife, Sandy, of Beaumont, Texas; one daughter: Marsha Martin of Roswell; three sisters: Helen Aston, of Dexter, Nell Monk of Artesia, and Lou Girard of Asher, Okla.; also 17 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons: Tim Martin, Isaac Fenter, Caleb Fenter, Jason Fenter, Kevin Fenter, Ryan Lewis, Connor Kilburn, and David Fenter
Mildred was a faithful follower of Christ all of her life. Her favorite pastime was crocheting and she enjoyed sharing her creations with family and friends. She enjoyed reading and was always learning new things.
Memorials may be made to the Christian Children’s Home, 1356 NM 236, Portales, NM 88130.
Condolences can be made online at lagronefuneralchapels.com
Arrangements are under the personal directions of the professionals at LaGrone Funeral Chapel.