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Mildred (Boone) Presnell

May 12, 2019

Mildred Boone Presnell, age 86, of the Lower Browns Creek Community, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 12th, 2019 at her home.  A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late Joe and Mae Burleson Boone.  She was also preceded in death by her husband, Thad Presnell who passed away in 1969; a sister, Gladys Bartlett and brothers: Lawrence and Ray Boone.  Mildred worked at Ellen's Knitting for over 35 years and enjoyed working in her garden.

            Surviving is her friend and companion of 48 years, Charles Miller; daughters:  Elizabeth Presnell Ray  and Tony of Lower Browns Creek and Angela Presnell Burleson and husband, Tommy, of Newdale; four grandsons: Randy Wilson (Jill) of Bowditch, Rodney Wilson of Lower Browns Creek, Tyler Nash (Lana) of Lisbon, CT and Joseph Nash of Spruce Pine; six great-grandchildren: Layla, Callie, Ava, Burklee, John and Alivia; siblings:  Ruby Putman of Crabtree, Paul Boone and wife, Emma, of Buckhill and Margaret Greene and husband, Chuck, of Arbuckle and sisters-in-law:  Flora Ann Boone and Edna Boone  .    Several nieces and nephews also survive. 

            Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15th in the Chapel of Yancey Services.  Rev. William Ellis will officiate.  Burial will follow in the Liberty Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 2 until 4 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. 

            The family would like to say a very special thank you to Hospice and Palliative Care of the Blue Ridge for the wonderful care of Mildred and support to our family. 

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