Mildred (Hershberger) Hildreth, Class of 1949

Mildred Hildreth, entered into rest September 4, 2010 in Del Rio, Texas.

She was born in Del Rio, Texas on January 31, 1931.

She is survived by her children: Douglas Hildreth and partner Tony Salinas; Michael Hildreth and his wife Julia and their children: Jane, Madalyn and Caroline Hildreth; and Karen Hildreth; sister Jeanette Hershberger Hildreth and her husband Kenneth; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and her beloved golden retriever “Ben”.

Mildred was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, the love of her life, Dean Hildreth; her parents William L. and Gladys Ray Hershberger.

Mildred served Val Verde County for over 30 years and retired as County Clerk. Throughout her lifetime, she was active in the First Presbyterian Church, Meals on Wheels, Cactus Twirlers Square Dance Club, Del Rio Cemetery Association, New Century Club, Amistad Kennel Club, Red Hats and the Study Club.

Pallbearers are Kevin Blair, Steven Blair, Mark Blair, Dustin Blair, Ralph Coats and Todd Roth.

Honorary pallbearers are Scott Krenzien, Dale Love, Lance Hildreth, William Hildreth, Edward Hildreth and Derek Blair.

Visitation will be on Thursday, 6-9:00 P.M, September 9, 2010 at G. W. Cox Memorial Funeral Home Chapel.

Funeral services will be on Friday, 10:00 A.M, September 10, 2010 at the First Presbyterian Church. Internment will follow at Westlawn Cemetery.

In lieu of usual remembrances: please make donations to the First Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 737, Del Rio, Texas 78841. Funeral arrangements with G. W. Cox Memorial Funeral Home, of Del Rio LTD, 114 Fletcher Drive, Del Rio, Texas. 78840 Ph: 830-775-2000.