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Mildred L. East, age 92, of Pendleton, IN passed away on Sunday, April 15, 2018 at Community Hospital in Anderson.
Mildred was born on February 24, 1926, in Sumner County, TN to Ed and Maggie (Andrews) Sanders.
On May 25, 1943, she married Edgar East and they shared over 47 years of marriage together. Mildred was a homemaker and she enjoyed working in her garden and tending to her flowers. She especially loved spending time with her family & her grandchildren.
Mildred is survived by two sons; Edgar East, Jr. of Van Buren, IN and Jerry East of Fortville, IN, a daughter; Janice Loll of Kokomo, IN, two sisters, Mary Scott of TN, and Katherine Thompson of MO, brother; William Sanders of TN, grandchildren; David (Lisa) Jones, Karen (Brian) Smith, James Hampton, Jr., and Barbara (Ed) Kinard, four great grandchildren and several nieces & nephews.
Mildred was preceded in death by her father; Ed Sanders, mother; Maggie (Andrews) Sanders, husband; Edgar East, daughter; Doris East, two grandchildren; Lori Ann Ponder and Loretta Ann East, sisters; Maybelle Duffer, Corinne Slayton, and Pauline Neese, brothers; Cordell Sanders and James Sanders.
Funeral service celebrating Mildred's life will be at 1:00 pm Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at Dunnichay Funeral Home, Elwood, IN with Pastor Scott Blaylock officiating. Burial will follow in Park Cemetery in Fairmount.
Visitation for family and friends will be Wednesday, from 11 am - 1 pm, at Dunnichay Funeral Home, 1113 S. Anderson Street, Elwood, Indiana.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Dementia Society of American, PO Box 600, Doylestown, PA 18901.