Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
February 7, 2012 11:54 am EST


MOUNT VERNON — Carol W. McMillan, 78, of Craig Drive, Mount Vernon, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, at Knox Community Hospital.

She was born June 14, 1933, in Mount Vernon, to the late Charles and Katherine (Palm) Ward. Carol was an active member of Faith Baptist Church in Mount Vernon, where she served as librarian and had previously served as librarian and Sunday school teacher at various churches. Carol was an artist and enjoyed creating things for her family and friends to enjoy. She will be sadly missed by her family and many friends.

She is survived by her husband, Rodney D. McMillan, whom she married June 26, 1955; two sons, Keith D. (Katherine) McMillan of Mount Vernon, Kent A. (Rebecca) McMillan of Mount Vernon; two granddaughters, Rachel McMillan and Rebecca McMillan.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her sister, Harriet Brown.

Friends may call Wednesday from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at Faith Baptist Church, 8764 Martinsburg Road, Mount Vernon. A funeral service will be held at the church Thursday at 11 a.m. Pastor Doug Forsythe will officiate. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made in Carol’s name to Faith Baptist Church.

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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to have been chosen to serve the family of Carol W. McMillan.

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