Mildred Vanderford

Mildred Hentz Vanderford, 97, of Newberry, widow of William T. Vanderford, died Wednesday, September 14, 2011, at White Oak Manor.

Born on April 20, 1914, in Newberry County, she was a daughter of the late William Shirey and Lillie Cromer Hentz. She was a member of Lebanon United Methodist Church.

Mrs. Vanderford is survived by a daughter, Lillian (Rion) Price and a son, Donald Vanderford both of Newberry; a daughter-in-law, Nancy S. Vanderford of Ridgeville, SC; grandchildren, Doug (Laura) Vanderford of Montclair, NJ, Rion C. Price, Jr. of Smyrna, GA, Tommy (Amanda) Price of Newberry and Amy Price of Summerville, SC; great-grandchildren, Kyleigh and Ryan Vanderford and Devin and Josie Price; a sister, Evelyn H. Smith of Summerville, SC and a special friend, Claudia. She was predeceased by a son, Billy I. Vanderford, four brothers and four sisters.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Friday, September 16, 2011, at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Fred Buchanan and Rev. Mantle Nance. Burial will follow in Rosemont Cemetery. The family is at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Rion Price, 945 Cline Street, Newberry and will receive friends Thursday from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Lebanon United Methodist Church, 1401 Milligan Street, Newberry, SC 29108.

Active pallbearers: Rion Price, Jr., Tommy Price, Devin Price, Doug Vanderford, Robbie Hentz, Mark Brazill, Wayne Copeland and Cal Shull

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#8 Dianne Morris 2011-09-19 18:40
Lillian you and your family have my deepest sympathy at the loss of your mother.
#7 Linda Woodson Kneece 2011-09-19 11:23
I do not live in Newberry anymore and I was sorry to hear of your loss. The newspapers are late but I wanted to extend my condolences to the Vanderford family. Lillian and Rion Price were my (good) neighbors to the apartments on Cline St. and Donald was a great customer and friend to my former dry cleaners.
I am sorry for your loss but know we will all meet again. Linda Woodson Kneece 304-250-0282
#6 Vicki Ruff 2011-09-19 10:34
I am so sorry for your loss. "Mimi"was such a special person.I loved her and will miss her. Vicki Ruff
#5 Administrator 2011-09-16 16:59
Lillian, Rion and family,

You are in my prayers in the loss of your mother, my Aunt Mimi. I am sure she and the rest of the Hentz sisters (including Mama Brown) are having a great reunion in heaven.

#4 Melinda Moss 2011-09-15 17:51
I am very sorry for your loss. I came to know and love "Mimi" during her stay at White Oak. She was wonderful person and we had many good conversations. Please know that she will be missed by everyone at White Oak. May God hold you in the comfort of His hands during this difficult time. Deepest regrets, Melinda Moss
#3 Robin Cox 2011-09-15 16:17
Lillian, Rion and family,
Wanted you to know you are in our thoughts and prayers. May God give you his comfort and hold your memories close.
Robin and Allen Cox
#2 Kathy Davenport 2011-09-15 09:17
Lillian,Donald and Family

I am sorry for the loss of your Mother, you are in my thoughts and prayers
Jerry and Kathy Davenport
#1 Casey Ruff 2011-09-14 12:32
Rion, Lillian, and family,

I'm so very sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Mike and Casey Ruff

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