Mildred Virginia Abercrombie, 98, of Chattanooga, died on May 13, 2012.
She was born July 15, 1913 in Cedartown, Ga., to John Alton and Electa Frances Fields. They moved to Chattanooga in 1915. She was employed by JC Penney Company, for 13 years.
She was preceded in death by her husband Walter C. “Bud” Abercrombie, daughter Joan O’Guin; sisters Forrest Houts, Frances Wright, Betty McDaris; brothers John W. Fields, Alton Fields and Wilburn Fields.
Survivors include her grandchildren, Robert H. “Buddy” O’Guin, Jr. (Angela) and Leesa (David) Jennings; 10 great-grandchildren, Tiffany (Thomas) Hash, Ryan (Shannon) O’Guin, Lindsay Helton (Butch Ownby), Mary Katherine O’Guin, McGavock O’Guin, Corey Hash, Savanna Hash, Cassidy Hash, Steven Nichols and Jadah Ownby; two great-great-grandchildren, Gabriel Helton and Caleb Ownby; sister, Minnielu Jackson.
Mrs. Abercrombie’s family would like to thank Linda Williams for her devoted and loving care that has made her part of the family.
Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 17, at Forest Hills Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 16.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mrs. Abercrombie’s name to Alzheimer’s Association, 7625 Hamilton Park Drive, Suite 8, Chattanooga, Tn. 37421.
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