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Mildred McCreary

May 26, 1925 — March 5, 2016

Mildred McCreary

Mrs. Mildred Stubbs McCreary, of Cleveland Mississippi, passed away on Saturday, March 5, 2016, at Bolivar Medical Center. Visitation will be 2:00 to 3:00p.m. Monday, March 7, 2016 at Ray Funeral Home. Celebration of Life services will be 3p.m. Monday, March 7, 2016 at Ray Funeral Home with Ike Raley officiating. Interment will follow at Beulah Cemetery. Mrs. McCreary was born in Panola County on May 26, 1925 to Roy and Dora Stubbs. She was the oldest of ten children. She married Eugene M McCreary in Rosedale, MS.
In the early years she was employed by Bell Telephone as an operator, before staying in the home to raise their children. After her husband died she worked for Fur River Towing from which she retired after twenty five years of service with perfect attendance. She would tell you that her greatest accomplishment in life was her children: that they grew up to be good & decent individuals. She was selfless and put her family first and was a true friend to many. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Rosedale. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene M McCreary; parents, Roy & Dora Stubbs; sisters, Melba Stubbs, Lois Jones; brother, Roy Stubbs Jr; son, Darryl Eugene McCreary. Surviving are her sons, Myron Martin Jr.(Linda) of Vicksburg, Jeff McCreary (Jean) of Cleveland; daughters, Nan Gilbert (Howard) of Rosedale, Maria McCreary Wooten (Robby) of WestPoint, and Melody McCreary Stafford (Larry) of WestPoint; sisters, Mary Stubbs Burton of Denver, CO, Mattie Stubbs Few of Florida, Sherry Stubbs Russell of Mendehall, MS, and Camilla Stubbs Slack of Memphis, TN; brothers, Fred Stubbs (Jen), of Maryland, James Erwin Stubbs (Bonnie) of Kosciusko, MS; daughter-n-law, Susan McCreary; grandchildren, Shane & Keith Martin, Ward & Jeff Gilbert, Bobbie Simpson & Darryl McCreary, Chris & Matt Wooten, Jeff & Blake McCreary, Memorie Finnie, Clay Stafford & Melissa Lott; twenty two great grandchildren; and one great great grandchild.
The family would also like to say a special thanks to Dr. Clarke & Dr. Walt, the staff of Extended Care at the Bolivar Medical Center, and Ruth, Barbara & Diane for their loving care.
Pallbearers will be Ward Gilbert, Chris Wooten, Jeff McCreary, Clay Stafford, Matt Wooten, Darryl McCreary, Shane Martin, Keith Martin, Blake McCreary, and Jeff Gilbert.

Visitation



2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Monday, March 7, 2016
Ray Funeral Home 206 Bishop Road Cleveland, Mississippi, United States

Funeral



3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Monday, March 7, 2016
Ray Funeral Home 206 Bishop Road Cleveland, Mississippi, United States

Interment



4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Monday, March 7, 2016
Beluah Cemetery Hwy 1 Beluah, Mississippi, United States
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