Mildred Rose Rust, 96, of Cabool, Missouri, passed away on Friday, March 23, 2012, at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield, Missouri.
She was born on February 25, 1916 in Kansas, the daughter of Albert Quincy and Carrie (Mix) Roberts.
In 1935, Mildred was united in marriage to Harold Rust and to this union one son, Harold Dean, and one daughter, Sandy, was born. She was a member of Cabool Church of the Brethren and enjoyed sewing and reading as long as her health permitted.
Mildred was preceded in death by her parents; her son, Harold Dean Rust; sisters Margie Loughridge and Ruth Wilson; brothers Larry Roberts and Albert “Bud” Roberts; and a stepbrother, Orlyn Gepson.
She is survived by her daughter, Sandy Mayfield and husband Donald of Stillwell, Kansas; a granddaughter, Terry Range; a grandson, Marty Mayfield; great-grandsons Troy and Corey Mayfield; great-great-granddaughters Myah and Madi Mayfield; a sister-in-law, Muriel Rust; and a host of nieces and nephews. She will be dearly missed by all those who knew and loved her.
Services were at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 27, 2012, at the funeral chapel with Rev. Roger Schrock officiating. Pallbearers were Rick Hood, Roy Jones, Gary Jones, Dick Wilson, Doyle Bennett and Lane Roberts. Honorary pallbearers were Don Rust and Don Jones. Interment was in Pleasant Grove Cemetery near Cabool, under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home of Cabool.
Online condolences may be made at www.egcfuneralhome.com.