Mildred B. "Millie" Stephens, 91, died Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012 at Western Plains Medical Complex, Dodge City. She was born July 6, 1921 at Howard, the daughter of Frank and Sylvia (Highsmith) Worford. The family lived on a farm near Eureka. In 1940 she graduated from Hamilton High School in Hamilton.
She married W.A. Stephens June 6, 1940 at Eureka and they came to Dodge City and have lived here since. On December 18, 1990 he preceded her in death. She was proud to be a homemaker and was a very loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.
Stephens was a member of the First Christian Church of Dodge City and V. F. W. auxiliary both of Dodge City. She started the P.T.A. School Fun Nights in Dodge City. She was also involved with many volunteer projects in the area.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Dick (Marcia) King of Larned and Mrs. Duane (Marilyn) Weber of Dodge City; four grandsons; one granddaughter; 11 great-grandchildren; and a sister-in-law, Eileen Worford of Wichita.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and two brothers.
Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012 at Swaim Funeral Home with Rev. Dick Robbins presiding. Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery, Dodge City. Visitation will be from noon to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14, 2012 at Swaim Funeral Home with the family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Memorials are suggested to the V.F.W. Auxiliary in care of the funeral home.
Thoughts and memories may be shared in the online guest book at www.swaimfuneralhome.com.