Mildred Lorraine Tolliver McMillan

Mildred McMillanMildred Lorraine Tolliver McMillan of West Grove, 92, wife of the late Carper McMillan, Sr., passed away on Friday, December 10, 2010 at the Heartland Hospice House in Wilmington, Del. Born, July 18, 1918 in Galax, Va., she was the daughter of the late Greer and Grace Wolfe Tolliver.

She graduated from Gary High School in Elbert, West Virginia, where she grew up. From 1955 to 1981, she was employed by J. B. Swayne Grocery Store Products, where she was the head shop steward and union representative.

Mrs. McMillan was a member of the Apostolic Temple Church in Gary, W.Va., where she was baptized in June, 1951.

In 1955, she joined Christ Temple, later known as Greater Works Ministries, serving on many committees and was named church mother in 1993, under the leadership of Pastor Avery.

She is survived by six children, Jacqueline Roach of Colorado Springs, Colo., Brenda Hicklen of Oxford, Carper H. McMillan, Jr. of Youngstown, Ohio, Carolyn B. McMillan of West Grove, Cornell McMillan, Sr. of West Chester and Cornelius McMillan of New London Township; 18 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; 20 great-great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Janice Reeves.

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