Mildred Ruth Wagoner, 92 years old, passed away on July 5, 2023. She was a resident of Monument, Colorado, for eighteen years and was formerly a resident of Orange, California, for thirty years.
Mildred was born on October 10, 1930, in Sevierville, Tennessee to James and Elvira Whaley. She was married for 72 years to Homer Lee Wagoner. They were married on December 8, 1951, in Hernando, Mississippi.
Mildred was fond of spending time with family and friends, traveling, playing card games and bowling. She attended Oak Ridge High School and graduated in 1949.
Surviving family from Colorado includes her daughter, Patricia Foxworthy (Richard) of Colorado Springs; grandchildren, Darren Grob (Christen) of Monument, Melissa Grob (Grant Ogden) of Denver and Dustin Grob (Emily) of Parker; great-grandchildren, Trevor Grob (Alison) of Severance, Ashley Grob of Englewood, and Kaeley Grob of Monument.
Surviving siblings, Naomi Gill of Clinton, Tennessee, Aileen Souder of Clinton, Tennessee, and Charles Whaley of Chattanooga, Tennessee; additional surviving family members include many dear nieces and nephews.
Mildred is preceded in death by her parents, James and Elvira Whaley; brothers, Alvis, Eugene, James and Ambrose Whaley; and sisters, Orabel Whaley and Willa May Russell.
A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00PM on Tuesday, July 25, 2023, at Shrine of Remembrance “America the Beautiful” Chapel, 1730 East Fountain Boulevard, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80910, officiated by Chaplain Timothy Hopkins.
A reception will be held from 5:00PM – 8:00PM at the 105 Social House, 75 Colorado Highway 105, Palmer Lake, Colorado 80133.