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Mildred "Millie" A. Athey

September 13, 1931 September 9, 2018
Mildred "Millie" A. Athey
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Mildred Arlene “Millie” Athey, age 86, of Douglasville, GA, passed away on Sunday, September 9, 2018.  She was born on September 13, 1931 in Gilmer County, West Virginia, daughter of the late Howard Digman and the late Pearl Digman.  She was retired from Owens-Illinois Glass Manufacturing after more than 30 years of service.  Millie was a member of Sweetwater Baptist Church in Douglasville, Georgia.She was an avid bird lover and has had many exotic birds over the years.  She loved flower gardening.  She also loved photographing birds and flowers.  Millie is survived by her son: Francis Zane Athey, II of Douglasville, Georgia; daughter: Sherri Shephard and her husband, Charles of Cypress, Texas; granddaughters: Ashley Athey, and twins: Kate Woodburn, Angie Woodburn; sisters: Ethel Dobbins of Clarksburg, West Virginia and Charles and Lavonne Digman of Danville, Virginia.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Francis “Sonny” Zane Athey.
The funeral service will be held at Sweetwater Baptist Church at 1:00 PM on Thursday, September 13, 2018 with Reverend Darryl Jones officiating.  A private interment will be held at Sweetwater Baptist Church Cemetery.
You may share your thoughts and condolences online at www.hightowersmemorial.com
Hightower’s Memorial Chapel of Douglasville has charge of the arrangements. 770-489-2818


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Funeral

Thursday

13

Sep

1:00 PM 9/13/2018 1:00:00 PM
Sweetwater Baptist Church

2308 Sweetwater Church Road
Douglasville, GA 30134

Sweetwater Baptist Church
2308 Sweetwater Church Road Douglasville 30134 GA
United States

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Sweetwater Baptist Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

2308 Sweetwater Baptist Church Road
Douglasville, GA 30134

2308 Sweetwater Baptist Church Road Douglasville 30134 GA
United States
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