Florence Lorene McMillin, 80, Nevada, passed away Thursday, Feb. 26, 2009 at her residence following a lengthy illness. She was born July 27, 1928, in Nevada, to Purl Clifford McReynolds and Bertie Caroline Wetsel McReynolds. She was married Oct. 24, 1975, in Miami, Okla., to Carol "Curly" McMillin and he preceded her in death Nov. 11, 1996.
Mrs. McMillin grew up in Nevada and attended Oak Grove School. She was a life-long resident of Nevada and worked at the Nevada State Hospital as a nurse's aide for many years until her retirement in 1978. She was a member of the Pentecostal Assembly in Nevada and a charter member of both the Nevada Eagles Lodge and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary Post No. 2175.
Survivors include six children, Mac Allen and his wife Judy, Eugene, Ore., Marc Mason and his wife Carrie, Nevada, John McDermott, Nevada, Jo Ann Adams, Jerico Springs, Mo., Linda Gammon and her late husband Gary, Sheldon, Mo., and Norma Smith and her husband Kevin, Excelsior Springs, Mo.; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by one brother, Forrest Lee McReynolds, in 1965.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, March 3, at Newton Burial Park in Nevada, with Shelby Brandt officiating.
Friends may call after noon today, and until 10 a.m., on Tuesday at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday between 7 and 8 p.m.
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