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Mildred Ashe Parton, age 75, of Union Mills, NC, died Thursday, May 22, 2014, at Mission Hospitals in Asheville, NC.

She was the daughter of the late MG and Bessie Ashe. She was the widow of the late William "Bub" Parton.

Mildred was the first female mail carrier in Forest City. She was the owner and operator of Fabulous Finds store in Rutherfordton, and a seamstress at Tanner Company. Mildred was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was preceded in death by infant son Christopher Parton and a brother Edward Ashe.

She is survived by

Two Sons:
Scott Parton and wife Nadja
Tim Parton and wife Melanie

One Brother:
Gene Ashe and wife Beverly Dill

Four Grandchildren
Will and Savannah Parton
Matthew and Kaleb Parton

The family will receive friends from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Saturday, May 24, 2014 at Little White Country Church. The funeral service will be at Little White Country Church at 3:00 PM, Saturday, May 24, with Rev. Paul Land and Rev. Ad Hopper officiating. Interment will be at Little White Country Church Cemetery, Rutherfordton, NC. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Gilkey School Community Center; Neighbors pantry, 117 Gilkey School Road in Rutherfordton, NC 28139. Online guest register at www.mcmahansfuneralhome.com. McMahan's Funeral Home & Cremation Services in charge of arrangements.