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Mildred McWhorter

September 6, 1928 - April 2, 2017

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Mildred (Millie) McWhorter

Mildred (Millie) McWhorter, beloved wife, grandmother, great grandmother, and a resident of the Army Residence Community in San Antonio, Texas for over twenty years was born in Richmond, Virginia and died on April 2, 2017.
Blessed with a beautiful singing voice, she sang in her church choir and also on the radio station WRTD in Richmond. She attended the University of Richmond. In high school she sang with June Carter Cash. As an adult she performed on the stage in Richmond in South Pacific, Show Boat, Annie Get Your Gun,...

Mildred (Millie) McWhorter

Mildred (Millie) McWhorter, beloved wife, grandmother, great grandmother, and a resident of the Army Residence Community in San Antonio, Texas for over twenty years was born in Richmond, Virginia and died on April 2, 2017.
Blessed with a beautiful singing voice, she sang in her church choir and also on the radio station WRTD in Richmond. She attended the University of Richmond. In high school she sang with June Carter Cash. As an adult she performed on the stage in Richmond in South Pacific, Show Boat, Annie Get Your Gun, Kismet, The Golden Apple and sang and danced with Eddie Albert. She was a soloist for weddings, funerals and her church choir. Her first love besides singing was being an Army wife and mother to her children.
When stationed in Korea with her husband, she was active in furthering Korean American relations. She was president of the International Wives Club in Pusan and often accompanied Mrs. Ko, wife of Lt. Gen. Ko, Korean Army when visiting Korean Hospitals to comfort Korean soldiers wounded in Vietnam.
After her husband retired in Kerrville, Texas, she started the Volunteer Program at Sid Peterson Memorial Hospital. The program is still flourishing.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Mary Elizabeth Cash Ellis and Seth Herbert Ellis; a sister Bernice Louise Spain and a son, Harry M. McWhorter, Jr. also by her beloved husband Major General John C. McWhorter, Jr.
She is survived by daughters, Elizabeth (Beth) Aaron and her husband William (Billy) Aaron of Kerrville, TX, Cynthia (Cyndy) M. Wilson and her husband Charles (Chuck) Wilson of Vienna, VA, Leslie Faye Freshour of Norfolk, VA and a son John C. McWhorter III and his wife Otti McWhorter of Flower Mound, TX.
Seven Grandchildren; Jamie Flores and her husband Jason Flores, Christopher Power and wife Elisa, Vanessa Cook and her husband Emory, Lisa Beville, Tiffany Arnold, Nathan Howard, Michael McWhorter and eleven great grandchildren.
Burial will be at Arlington National Cemetery on Quartermaster Hill at a later date.
A memorial service will be held at the Army Residence Community in the Cheever Chapel, 7400 Crestway, San Antonio, TX on May 21, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.
Reception to follow in the Auditorium.
Donations may be made to a charity of your choice.
Please sign the guestbook at www.colonialuniversal.com