Mildred J. Bumgarner

September 1, 1942 ~ January 30, 2018 (age 75)

            Mrs. Mildred J. Bumgarner, 75, of Taylorsville, passed away peacefully at Sherrills Ford Hospice House on Tuesday, January 30, 2018.

            Mrs. Bumgarner was born September 1, 1942 in Alexander County, the daughter of the late Leonard Russell Johnson and Mary Louise McCloud Johnson.

            She had volunteered at the Battered Women’s Shelter and also had worked in child care.  She was of the Baptist faith and did volunteer work for the Food Bank at Mt. Pisgah Lutheran Church.  Mildred loved her family very much. She was always there when she was needed.

            Those left to cherish her memory include: her husband of 45 years, James “Jim” W. Bumgarner of the home; daughter, Angela Spears and husband, Carl, of Catawba County; three sons, Randy Houston and wife, Robin, Terry Houston and friend, Denise, all of Catawba County, Roger Houston and wife, Lori, of Alexander County; a sister, Darlene Punch and wife, Andrea, of Catawba County; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchildren; number of nieces and nephews; and also her dog and best friend, “Buddy”.

            A Celebration of Life service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, February 3, 2018 at Adams Funeral Home Chapel.  Rev. Brad Painter will officiate.

            Memorials may be made to: Battered Women’s Shelter of Catawba County, 7473 Sherrills Ford Road, Sherrills Ford, NC 28673.

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            Adams Funeral Home and cremation services is honored to be serving the Bumgarner Family.

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