Mildred Catherine Deckner, 83, attended Gateway Free Will Baptist Church

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Mildred Catherine Deckner
Mildred Catherine Deckner

Mildred Catherine Deckner, 83, passed away Wednesday, March 1, 2017.

A native of Mt. Ulla, N.C., Mrs. Deckner resided in the Tidewater area since 1987. She attended Gateway Free Will Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Austin and Mae Davis; husband, Raymond A. Deckner Sr.; and son, Robert Earl Deckner.

Survivors include three children, Michael Kevin Davis, and his wife, Janet, Raymond A. Deckner Jr., and his wife, Wendy, Sturet Deckner, and his wife, Christina; six grandchildren, Mike, Crystal, Stephen, Zachary, Ryan and Victoria; six great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Hazel Morton, Shirley McCall and Carolyn Odle.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday, March 6, at Rosewood Kellum Funeral Home. A celebration of life will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 7, at Gateway Free Will Baptist Church. Interment will follow in Rosewood Memorial Park.

Friends may offer condolences at kellumfuneralhome.com.