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Mann, Mildred Alice

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June 10, 1922 - November 5, 2016

Mann, Mildred Alice

Mildred Alice Mann was born June 10, 1922 in Coolidge, Texas, and passed away November 5, 2016 in Mesquite, Texas.

Mildred was preceded in death by her parents, Eva D. Bounds and Ottie Thomas Bounds, her husband of 51 years, Robert Mann, her brother, Olen Thomas Bounds and sister, Betty Jo Bloodgood.

Mildred is survived by her children, Wayne Mann and wife, Kathie, of Dallas, Texas, and daughter, Judy Cockrell and husband, Glen O’Neil, of Moss Landing, California; 5 grandchildren, Robert Glen Cockrell, William Robert Cockrell, Melanie Cenkus and husband, Mike, Julie Mann and Douglas Mann and wife, Britton; and 2 great grandchildren, Renee Hunter Cockrell and Lindsey Mayhall. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends.

Mildred and Robert were married January 18, 1939 in Coolidge, Texas and lived in Waco, Texas until 1947 when they moved to Odessa, Texas, where they raised their children. Mildred was contacted by one of Jehovah’s Witnesses. In 1949 Mildred symbolized her dedication to Jehovah by water baptism and faithfully served Jehovah until her death. She considered the Town East Rehab and Healthcare Center her personal territory and spent many hours discussing the Bible with the employees and residents.

In 1966, Bob was transferred by his employer to Lafayette, Louisiana where they lived until 1977 at which time he retired and they moved to Mesquite, Texas and began attending the Mesquite Central Congregation. Mildred was attending Creek Crossing Congregation at the time of her death.

Mildred enjoyed playing and teaching the piano and guitar, painting, crocheting, knitting, cooking, entertaining and could spend hours talking about God’s Kingdom.

The family wishes to thank all those who took time out of their schedule to visit and encourage her while home bound and at the nursing home. They also want to thank the staff at Town East Rehab and Heart 2 Heart Hospice for their care and attention to their mother and Granny.

Memorial Services will be held Saturday, December 24, 2016 at 2:00 P.M., at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 2749 Sam Houston Road, Dallas, Texas  75227.

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Beverly Land

September 13, 2018 10:06PM

My sweet friend and sister.. Oh how I enjoyed visiting her.. She truly loved Jehovah and neighbors. She obeyed Jehovah's command to teach and preach to all that she met. I'm looking forward seeing her in paradise. I wonder if I will recognized her since she will look young again.. Yep I will recognize her as soon as she speaks..

Julius A.Weatherspoon

November 10, 2016 3:18PM

Sister Mildred Mann, was truly, one of a kind. She was famous for her reference to "The Woodshed", for anyone, younger than her,calling her by her first name.She will always be remembered for her love for The Truth, and her love of God's word. She had a way of,"telling it like it is", I'll really miss that. She always tried to be encouraging to others as well. I personally look forward to welcoming her "back", in God's New World.

Rest in peace my dear sister!