Mildred L. Nettles, 87, of Reelsville, formerly of McComb, Miss., died on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2009 at the Mill Pond Health Campus in Greencastle.
She was born on Dec. 14, 1921 in Pike County, Miss., and was the daughter of the late John L. and Winnie M. McDaniel Matthews. She was married to Hilton William Nettles and he preceded her in death on April 22, 2008.
Mrs. Nettles was a homemaker and a member of O.E.S. No. 369 in Cloverdale.
Survivors include her daughter Barbara Schrock and husband Ron of Reelsville; son Charles Nettles and wife Penny of Maine; sister Jeanene Allred of Hattiesburg, Miss.; brother Charles G. Matthews of Baton Rouge, La.; grandchildren Greg Nettles, Jeff Nettles, Michelle Root, Julie Beatty and Yvonne Lyon; numerous great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, sister Pauline Preston and two brothers, Menton J. Matthews and Dewey L Matthews.
Funeral services will be held at noon Monday at the Hartman-Sharkey Funeral Home, McComb, with visitation from 10 a.m. to time of service. Burial will be in the Hollywood Cemetery in McComb.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.whitakerfuneralhome.net