Mildred Dean Fields

Mildred Dean Fields, age 77, of Greenfield passed away on Tuesday, April 19, 2016, at Hancock Regional Hospice Care in Greenfield. She was born on Oct. 19, 1938, in Whitesburg, Ky., to the late Charlie and Edna J. (Niece) Collins.

Mildred graduated from Whitesburg High School and would later marry the love of her life Ray on June 8, 1960. Mildred was a devoted mother and homemaker for most of her life, and also a social studies teacher. Mildred was devoted member of the 1st Church of the Nazarene in Greenfield. She loved spending time with her family.

Surviving Mildred are her sons, Doug (Becky) Fields of Greenfield; Greg (Patty) Fields of Alaska; daughter, Dianna (Kevin) Lapack of Greenfield; brothers, Ted, William, John, and Stevin; sisters, Jean Brunty, Iva Fields, and Henrietta Evans; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Mildred is preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Ray, who passed in 1994.

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, April 25, at Stillinger Family Funeral Home, Pasco Chapel of Greenfield, 1780 W. Main St. Greenfield, IN 46140. A funeral service will immediately follow the visitation at 1 p.m. at the funeral home with John and Ted Collins officiating. Burial will the service at Park Cemetery in Greenfield.

Memorial Contributions in honor of Mildred may be made out to Hancock Regional Hospital: Designate Hospice, 801 N. State St. Greenfield, IN 46140.

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