Mildred Marie Stevenson Daniels, 81, of Statesville passed away Friday, August 29, 2014 at Autumn Care of Statesville. She was born in Iredell County on April 12, 1933 to the late Burl Rufus Stevenson and Jettie Hedrick Stevenson.
Mrs. Daniels was a graduate of Cool Spring High School, Class of 1953, and was married to Harold Eugene Daniels, who survives. They had just celebrated their 61sth wedding anniversary. She retired from the Iredell/Statesville School System where she worked in child nutrition.
Mildred was a member of Command Baptist Church where she had served as the church secretary and helped with missionary work. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend who will be missed by all that knew her.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Cathy Daniels Cheek.
Mrs. Daniels is survived by her husband, Harold; a son, Jeff Daniels (Brenda) of Statesville; three granddaughters, Jessica Wood (Jeremiah), Rachel Cheek, and Rebekah Cheek; two grandsons, Evan Daniels (Stacy) and Adam Daniels. She is further survived by three great grandchildren, John, Gibson, and Lillian Wood; and a son-in-law, Mike Cheek (Karen).
Funeral services will be held 4:00 PM Sunday, August 31, 2014 at Command Baptist Church with Rev. Tony Fox officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will visit with friends at the church from 3:00 until 4:00 PM prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Iredell County, 2347 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.nicholsonfunerals.com and Nicholson Funeral Home is serving the family.