Mildred Followell

Saturday, December 31, 2011

Mildred Faye Followell, 74, of Cape Girardeau passed away Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011, at her home.

She was born Dec. 11, 1937, near Gravel Hill, Mo., daughter of Leslie Hayes and Ruby Faye Leslie Jauch.

Mildred was a member of Maple United Methodist Church. She was a sales representative at Kmart 29 years until retiring. In recent years she was a volunteer at Southeast Hospital. Mildred enjoyed knitting, quilting and gardening.

Loving survivors include a son, Jackie Allen Followell of Mountain Home, Ark.; two grandsons, Michael Followell of Cape Girardeau and Jay Whalen of Brooklyn, N.Y.; two brothers, Max (Sue) Jauch of Cape Girardeau and Darrell (Marge) Jauch of Park Hills, Mo.; numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a son, Terry Followell; a brother, Donald Jauch; an infant brother, Jon Jauch; and a sister, June Keller.

Private service will be held at a later date.

McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.

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