Mrs. Mildred Petty of Westville, Florida, Sweet Gum Head Community passed away May 22, 2012. She was 85.
Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, May 25, in the chapel of Sorrells Funeral Home in Geneva with the Minister Harry O. Adkison officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens with Sorrells Funeral Home of Geneva directing.
The family will receive friends at the Funeral home Thursday, May 24, from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m.
Flowers will be accepted or contributions may be made to American Cancer Society.
Mrs. Petty was born April 29, 1927 in Holmes Co. to the late Willie F. and Gypsie Stafford Smith. She was very loving and devoted to her family. She loved to talk to people and never met a stranger. Mrs. Petty retired from Clinton Mills after 53 years of service.
In addition to her parents, her husband, James "Jim" Monroe Petty; three brothers and one sister preceded her in death.
Survivors include two daughters: Linda P. Hughes (Steve) of Geneva and Teresa Free (Mike) of Westville FL; two sons: James Jerry Petty (Ann) and William Larry Petty (Terry) both of Westville, FL; one brother, Wilford Smith (Ruth) of Westville, FL.; eight grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.