Graveside services for Mildred Mincher, 92, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, August 15, 2013, at Union Grove Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mrs. Mincher died at 1:20 p.m., Saturday, August 10, 2013, at West Vue Nursing Center.
She was born April 23, 1921, in Howell County, Missouri, to Joseph Marshal Downen and Anna Samantha Thomason Downen. On May 30, 1939, she was married at Howell County, Missouri, to Everett Marion Mincher, who preceded her in death on August 21, 1956. She enjoyed working in her yard and had worked in the cutting department at International Shoe Factory for thirty-two years. Mrs. Mincher was a member of Little Zion Primitive Baptist Church.
She is survived by two children, Thomas Mincher, wife, Belinda and Brenda Frost, all of West Plains, Missouri; four grandchildren, Roger Frost, Marilea Miller, Gwyn Mincher and Rett Mincher; two great-grandchildren, Michael Frost, wife, Amanda and Ashley Matejek, husband, John; three great-great-grandchildren, Blake, Isabel and Mason; and many nieces and nephews.
Her parents, husband, four brothers and six sisters, precede her in death.
Mrs. Mincher will lie in state from 4:00 until 9:00 p.m., Wednesday at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to West Vue Alzheimer’s Unit, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.