Mildred Sample Wilburn Green

March 8, 1926 — April 20, 2012

Mildred Sample Wilburn Green, a resident of Morgan City, went to be with our Lord and Savior on April 20, 2012.

Mildred was born in Dallas, Texas, in 1926 and remained in Texas until moving to Louisiana in 1994.

Mildred is survived by two sons, Gaylon Wilburn of Ferris, Texas, and Terry Wilburn and his wife Carita of Berwick; two daughters, Glenda Stock of Alexandria and Ronda Bonenfant and her husband Guy of Patterson; four brothers, Prentice Sample and his wife Odell of Dreka, Texas, Doug Sample and his wife Myrtle of Pittsburg, Texas, Donald Sample and his wife Delores of Quitman, Texas, and Ronald Sample and his wife Debra of Jasper, Texas; one sister, Lorelei Sample of Center, Texas; five grandchildren, Deanna Sampey of Gibson, Kevin Wilburn of Ferris, Texas, Brandon Brown and his wife Patricia of Berwick, Monica Brown of Morgan City and Samuel Wilburn of Berwick; and seven great-grandchildren, Trey Allen of Arlington, Texas, Blayne Brown of Berwick, Cade Brown of Berwick, Gabrielle Brown of Berwick, Connor Ho of Morgan City, Ava Ho of Morgan City and Bella Ho of Morgan City.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Alvis Ray “Pete” Wilburn; her parents, Willie and May Sample; and her son-in-law, David Stock.

Mildred was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. In her younger days she loved working in her yard, antique shopping and cooking.

All that knew Mildred will miss her storytelling of her four children, of whom she was so very proud.

Mildred will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her children and by all the people whose lives she touched.

Viewing was at Bethel Pentecostal Fellowship of Patterson Saturday, April 21, 2012, 2-3 p.m., with funeral services immediately following. Funeral visitation and services continued today, April 23, 2012, under the direction of Mangum Funeral Home of Center, Texas. Burial was held in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Center, Texas, following funeral services today.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in honor of Mildred Wilburn Green to Bethel Pentecostal Fellowship, New Children’s Home, 101 Tiffany Drive, Patterson, LA 70392.

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