Geraldine McMillan

Our loving mother and Grandmother went to be with the Lord on April 24, 2019. Funeral services will be 10 A.M. Saturday, April 27, 2019, at the Valley Mills First Baptist Church.  Interment will be in the Valley Mills Cemetery under the direction of Foss Funeral Home and cremation center.

Memorial may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or to Cayote Methodist Church.

Geraldine was born January 23rd, 1933, to Elbert P. and Lillie Mae (Freedman) Light, the 2nd child of eight children.  She attended school at Mosheim, Texas and married William Edwin (Buck) McMillan at 17.  Together they had 6 children and lived on a ranch in the Cayote community throughout their lives.  Family was especially important. She enjoyed, sewing, quilting, cooking, playing games, music, dancing, and caring for others. She was a member of the Cayote Methodist Church and the women’s society for many, many years. She loved social times and insisted on contributing with food and service. She always had a positive outlook on everything and had patience with both young and old. Even when she had very little, she always managed to give to others and provide for her family. She could make something great out of nothing. She was preceded in death by her husband and 2 brothers:  C. E. Light, Tommy Light and a grandson:  Vance McMillan.

She is survived by her 6 children:  Barbara Brown and husband Matt of Valley Mills, Steve McMillan and wife Lois, of Missouri, Paula Dunn and husband Johnny of Valley Mills, Clayton McMillan and wife Debbie of China Spring, Pamela Long and husband Darrell of Abilene, and Patricia Ammann and husband Bryan of China Spring. She was blessed by numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. Siblings:  Nadine Kroll, Melvin Light, Mickey Light, Buck Light, and Elbert (Burt/Bird) Light.  She was a second mother to many and a friend to all.  

Pallbearers are Hobie Reich, Jicky Reich, Hunter Brown, Jeff Aguirre, Shiloh Long, and Ely Long,

Honorary Pallbearers are grandchildren and great grandchildren.

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