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Oct. 17, 1928 - April 16, 2017 OKLAHOMA CITY Mildred, 87, departed this earthly world April 16, 2017, to be with her Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ. She was born on Oct. 17, 1928, to William & Charlotte Parkhurst. She graduated from Woodward High School in 1946 and went on to Bethany-Peniel College (now Southern Nazarene University), where she received a degree in Speech Education in 1950. She started teaching in Woodward and also taught in Oklahoma City and was an Assistant Principal and Reading Specialist in Anchorage, AK. She moved back to Bethany to become a full-time mother, then she returned to teaching Kindergarten at Grace Christian Academy for 18 more years. Only eternity will reveal the scope and impact of her ministry. A longtime member of the Nazarene church, she served in many facets. Loving, forgiving, and generous, she was a master seamstress, and also involved with her children and grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Joe Parkhurst; two grandchildren, Howard Frankenfield Jr. and Joshua Humble; and friend and cousin, Maxine Eagon. She is survived by her two daughters, Dena Frankenfield & her husband Howard and Sharla Humble and Glen Collier; and his daughter, Lyndee; and her son, Charles "Bill" Humble and Cassie; four grandchildren, Karch Frankenfield, Beth Ann Frankenfield, Eddie Barnhill, and Jordan Humble; four great-grandchildren, Kimberly Barnhill, Cadence Barnhill, Adelynn Barnhill, and Aidyn Humble; and a host of many other family, friends, and former students. Viewing will be held on Wednesday, 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. with family present 6-8 p.m. at Mercer-Adams Funeral Service. A Graveside Service to celebrate her life will be held in Woodward, OK on Thursday, April 20, 12:30 p.m. at the Elmwood Cemetery. To share a memory or a condolence, please visit www.mercer-adams.com www.mercer-adams.com
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