Mary Ann Milks

May 28, 1943 - May 23, 2018
Mary Ann Milks

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Mary Ann Milks, 74, of Hendersonville, NC passed away Wednesday, May 23, 2018 after fighting a long, hard battle with cancer.

A native of Alexandria, VA, she was a daughter of the late Leo Boyle and Helen Breiner Boyle. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James W. Milks, who passed away in 1998. She and her family lived in Boyne City, MI for a number of years before Mary Ann moved to Hendersonville, NC in 2007 to be with her sister.

She was a wonderful mother, who enjoyed playing word games and crossword puzzles. She loved warm weather and watching the squirrels and birds.
Mary Ann leaves behind her children, Michael Milks (Ruth) of Boyne City, David Milks (Deanna) of Boyne City, Kimberly Collins (Michael) of Mason, OH, and Karen Hellebuyck (Jeffrey) of Boyne City; grandchildren, James, Hannah, Joseph, Emma and Paige; and siblings, Ed Boyle (Polly) of Fairfax, VA, John Boyle (Lisa) of Spring Hill, FL, and Fran Thomas of Hendersonville, NC.

Services will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Pardee Hospital Foundation c/o Cancer Services, 561 Fleming Street, Hendersonville, NC 28739 or the Blue Ridge Humane Society, 14 Town Place Drive, #130, Hendersonville, NC 28792.
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  • May 25, 2018
    Jeanette & Bill Avery says:
    May you Rest In Peace....You will be missed, by family and friends. May God comfort your family.

  • May 25, 2018
    Deanna Milks lit a candle:
    Lit since May 25, 2018 at 5:59:44 PM

  • May 28, 2018
    Diane Puffpaff lit a candle:
    Lit since May 28, 2018 at 5:38:34 PM

  • May 28, 2018
    Roger Korthase says:
    Can't count how many hockey games your sons and I watched with you. One of my fondest memories is the shout "Go gett'em Stevie!"

  • May 28, 2018
    Carolle McKenney says:
    Will look forward to seeing you in Heaven, MaryAnn. Love you so very much.