Mildred Louise McQueen, 90, lifelong resident of Rotan, Texas, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday July 4th, 2015. Funeral services will be 2 pm Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 at the First Baptist Church of Rotan with Reverends Tommy Rosenblad and Jim Reid officiating. Burial will follow in the Belvieu Cemetery under the direction of Weathersbee-Ray Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 pm Monday, July 6th, 2015 at the funeral home.
Mildred Louise McQueen was born on December 28th, 1924 in Fisher County to the late Charles Clifford and Clara Morrow Carter. She attended schools in Rotan, TX graduating in 1941 and then earned her degree from Draughn's Business College in Abilene, Tx. While in college she met the love of her life Odell McQueen whom was stationed at Camp Barkley at the time. They married on January 22, 1943 in Abilene and were married for 50 short years. Odell preceded her in death in 1993.
Mildred was the secretary at the First Baptist Church in Rotan for 22 years until her retirement in 1988. She was the caretaker for the whole family. She loved to cook and have her family, friends at her house as much as possible for meals. She also loved reading her bible. God and family were her main hobbies.
Preceding Mildred in death were her parents; husband, Odell McQueen; son, Curtis Glynn McQueen; sister, Mary Singley and 6 brothers, Arthur Carter, Ozell Carter, Ray Carter, Grover Carter, Horace Carter and Roy Carter.
She is survived by a son, Donald Ray McQueen and wife Connie of Rotan; daughter-in-law, Neva McQueen of Rotan; 2 brothers, John Carter and wife Mary of Hemitt, CA and James Carter and wife Darlene of Rotan; 3 grandchildren, Julie Murdock and husband Jerry of Elm Mott, TX, Lynette McQueen of Rotan and Stephen Glynn McQueen and wife Tammie of Statesville, NC; 5 great-grandchildren, Devin McQueen of San Angelo, Pecos and Kelsey Murdock of Elm Mott, Jeremy Stanford of Charlotte, NC and Malory Harrison of Thomasville, NC; 2 great-great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
Memorial contributions can be made to the First Baptist Church of Rotan Building Fund, 201 N. McKinley Ave, Rotan, TX 79546.