Mildred Price

August 21, 1917 - July 11, 2012
Mildred Price

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Hendersonville, NC

Mildred Price, 95, born August 21, 1917, of Hendersonville, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at her home.

A native of Berkely, SC, she was the daughter of the late Boston and Florett Price. She is also preceded in death by three brothers, Benny, Andrew, and Julian; and two sisters, Jeanette and Mazie. Mildred lived most of her life in Hendersonville and worked as a private duty nurse up till she was 90 years old. She was a member of St. Paul’s Tabernacle Church A.M.E. Zion of Hendersonville.

Mildred was very active in the community and had a lot of friends which she enjoyed. She loved her family and friends and they loved her. She will be dearly missed.

She is survived by a daughter, Barbara Pickens; three grandsons, William Monroe Pickens, David Jonathan Pickens, and Elliot Nolan Pickens; six great-grandchildren, Hazel Juanita Pickens, William Monroe Pickens, III, Jazmine Pickens, Jade Pickens, David Pickens, Jr., and Julia Pickens; daughter -in-laws, Debra and Carla Pickens; and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. She will be interred at Oakdale Cemetery.


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  • July 12, 2012
    Valeria Price says:
    I loved you, will be missed Sister-in- law Valeria Price

  • July 12, 2012
    Terrie Grant says:
    "A new star is born in the heavenly skies"

  • July 12, 2012
    Bethany Broiwn says:
    Aunt Mildred, Hendersonville or our family will never be the same and you will always be missed. May God Bless you in your eternal life. Love always, Beth

  • July 12, 2012
    Sheila Fox says:
    Aunt Mildred will be truly missed by me. I will never forget the visits to Hendersonville to see her and the many phone calls we made to each other. She cared alot about the Price family.

  • July 13, 2012
    Penny Gash Pearson says:
    I will forever remember Ms. Price sitting on the hill, making sure all was well in the neighborhood. She will be greatly missed. As I thank God for Ms. Price long life, I also pray that God will comfort the family in their time of loss. Blessings , Penny