Lord, Mildred Anne, departed this life, August 26, 2021. She was born October 5, 1925, in Richmond, Virginia to the late, Vernie Lee and Eula Childress Walker and was also preceded in death by her loving husband of 66 years George L. Lord, Jr.; four sisters, Lillian May and Helen Marie Walker, Ruth W. Marshall, and Beatrice W. Gowin; and two brothers, Vernie Lee and James Wesley Walker. She is survived by her son, George R. “Roddy” Lord as well as many nieces, nephews, and loving friends. After 50 years of living in the Dallas, Texas area she moved to Mechanicsville in 1996 to be closer to family. Mildred who went by many names Millie and Doddie, had many interests over her many years. She was a hairdresser and real estate agent. She also was a student pilot. She was involved in many activities including, The Tuesday Rug Hooking Club, knitting groups, and enjoyed time spent with her friends and neighbors from Legacy. She learned to play the Ukulele at 83 years of age. Mildred loved to tell jokes and had a great sense of humor. She loved her family and friends and was ready to have a tea party or get together at any time. The family will receive friends from 4 -7 pm, Wednesday, September 1, 2021, at Monaghan Funeral Home, 7300 Creighton Parkway, where a funeral service will be held at 10:00 am, Thursday, September 2, 2021, with interment to follow at Washington Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to MD Anderson Cancer Research Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd., Houston, Texas 77030.
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