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Modis McMillan

December 13, 1925 — December 12, 2014

Funeral service for Modis Robinson McMillan, age 88, of Emory, will be held Dec. 17, 2014, 11:00 am, at Emory Baptist Church.
Burial will follow at Hopewell Cemetery.
Rev. Willie R. Byrd will officiate.
Visitation will be held Tuesday evening, 6:00-8:00 pm at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home in Emory.
Mrs. McMillan was born in Emory, Dec. 13, 1925, to Henry and Lucy Bridges Robinson.
She married Alfred Clifton McMillan, in Emory,
Mrs. McMillan was a member of Prairie Grove Baptist Church.
She belonged to the Heriones of Jericho, Rains Geneology Society, Texas Association of Museums, and the Garden Club, to mention a few.
She was the operator of A.C. McMillan African-American Museum in Emory.
Those left to cherish her memories are:
Sons: Alfred Clifton McMillan, Jr. of Emory; and, Harold Dale McMillan of Austin; Daughter: Gwendolyn McMillan Lawe (Theodore)of Dallas; Grandchildren: Yolanda Edwards, April McMillan,
Stacye Hargrove; Sylvia Lawe Williams; Hayes McMillan;
Great-grandchildren: Mechelle Edwawrds, Mitchell Edwards, II; Taylor McMillan; Timothy McMillan; Preston Lawe, Blair Williams; Sydney Hargrove; Aaron Hargrove; and William Hargrove;
Great-great-grandchild: Mitchell Edwards, III
She was preceded in death by her parents; 1 son, Jewel "Chief"
McMillan; and all of her siblings: Elma Hobbs, Virgie Potter, Lonnie Robinson, Loda Kendrick, Gletha Davis, Ozell Robinson, Lorenza Robinson, and Choycie Robinson
In lieu of flowers, family request memorials be made in Mrs. McMillan's name to: A.C. McMillan African-American Museum
P.O.Box 1046 Emory, TX 75440

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