Interment will be at the Wood National Cemetery in Milwaukee, Wis.
Mildred was born April 9, 1928, in Corona to James Flint and Martelie (Madison) Kimbrell. She married William Allen Earnest on Feb. 24, 1943, in Fayette and together they had two sons. The family moved to Zion, Ill., in 1958 and continued to live there until her move to Adams, Wis., in 2008.
Mildred enjoyed working at Regal China for 40 years and gardening.
Memorials in Mildred’s memory may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Mildred was preceded in death by her parents, James and Martelie Kimbrell; husband, William Allen Earnest; son, Drew Earnest; and eight brothers and sisters.
Survivors include her son, Hollis (Margaret) Earnest of Spring Grove, Ill.; sister, Genella Thorton of Berry; daughter-in-law, Barb Earnest of Adams, Wis.; five grandchildren, Bruce (Anna) Earnest of Zion, Ill., Brian Earnest of Heron, Ill., Shawn (Terri) Earnest of Pleasant Prairie, Wis., Holly (Nick) Hatton of Zion, Ill., and Shari (John) Dolaz of Spring Grove, Ill.; and 11 great-grandchildren, Bradley, Johnathan, Leighana, Jacqueline, Sarah, Daniel, Teddy, Aubree, Cody, Cecilia and David; and two great-great-grandchildren, Avery and Mayah.
You may sign the online register or express private condolences to the family at www.roseberrys.com.
Roseberry’s Funeral Home,
Friendship, Wisc.; 608-339-3551