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.

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  1. Aunt Mildred , Larry and I true loved you and Uncle Homer more than anyone realize. You gave Larry a different look on life how a family really was. He talked very highly of how you both made him live for his family. I Thank you both for the love you gave us. You both will be missed dearly in my heart. I love you both.

    1. We all loved you, xoxoxo prayers to you all n GOD BLESSED ME TOO 🙏🙏🙏

  2. Aunt Millie, you will be missed so much.
    I thank God that I was able to spend time with you over Memorial Weekend.
    As you walk through those beautiful gates of heaven, say hello to my wonderful husband. He will greet you with open arms.
    With love, Brenda

  3. Our deepest condolences on the passing of Aunt Mildred. When you reflect on her life (and Uncle Homers) lthey are truly ones to be celebrated. I always remember them having such kind hearts and love for everyone.
    All of the family will miss Aunt Mildred so much and will remember lovingly her as we celebrate a great life.
    All of our, Deb and family

  4. We all knew ur love ❤️ for family n friends, as I think back, love about ur family, thoughts were true spoken about all,,WE LOVED YOU N UNCLE HOMER,,,u 2 always held hands , xoxoxo

  5. Aunt Mildred,,in my life time I remember you as a beautiful soft spoken to those you spoke to, I love you bunches and will see you soon someday, xoxoxo

  6. Aunt Mildred is the reason I got to know my Whaley side of the family. When I married, she got me and my Biological Dad back together. I always considered myself Blessed to have 2 Dad’s that I Love so much. When me and my husband got stationed in California, my kids got to know my Aunt Mildred and Uncle Homer. They still think about those times and have nothing but good memories of meeting them and Aunt Naomi. I enjoyed the passion of bowling and bingo because of Aunt Mildred. I miss them Both more than words can say. Love and Prayers to Pat and Family

  7. We feel so lucky that Aunt Mildred was a part of our family and lives. Our family will not be the same without her. We know we’ll find comfort in each other and we will get through this. Aunt Mildred had a long and remarkable life that touched many lives. She will be missed but lives on in our hearts. We love you.

  8. We are sending our love and deepest condolences to our family. We have many fond memories of Aunt Mildred and Uncle Homer. Their kindness and love was evident throughout their 72 years of marriage. We celebrate two beautiful people and their lives well lived. Uncle Homer is welcoming Aunt Mildred with open arms and may they rest in eternal peace together. All our love.

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