Funeral services for Mildred Chambers Vickers will be held at 2:00 PM Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at Pinehill Baptist Church, Olla, Louisiana with Bro. Cory Fowler and Bro. Ed Smith officiating. Interment will follow at Beech Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Monday at the church. Services are under the direction of Riser Funeral Home.
Mildred was born October 30, 1933 in Madisonville, Texas and passed away surrounded by family and friends on July 22, 2017 at her home in Urania, Louisiana. She was a very involved member of her community, having served as a member of the Olla Pinewood Garden Club and the Order of the Eastern Star, Aldine Chapter #1088. She is preceded in death by her husband, Carl L. Vickers; her parents, Bob and Pauline Chambers and her brother, Bud Chambers.
Left to cherish her memory is her daughter, Karla Westling and husband, Rick; her sister, Ruby Riggs; grandchildren: Nicci Byrd and husband, Kevin and John Mahaffey and wife, Jessica; great-grandchildren: Bailee and Shelby Byrd and Grace and Hunter Mahaffey and numerous nieces, nephews and special friends. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
Serving as pallbearers will be Clifton Perot, Bob Gregory, Richard King, Ricky Gould, Tim Clark and Jeff Farrar. Honorary pallbearers will be Dan Veuleman, Brian DeVaux, Randy Perot and Jamie Perot.
The family would like to thank Dr. Ule and Cabrini Cancer Center as well as Ascend Hospice nurses for the exceptional care and love they showed to her during her illness. A special thank you is extended to her church family at Pinehill Baptist Church for the love and friendship offered during the last few months. Your love, prayers and concern will always be remembered and appreciated.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Cabrini Cancer Center at 318-448-6917.