Mildred left her home here to join her Heavenly Father, family members and friends on May 27, 2021. She was born February 24 th,1930 to the late Nelson and Maggie Wright of Mebane and was married to the late Clarence Dail.
She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and loved working in the church and going on mission trips with the other church members. Mildred worked until she was 77 years old retiring from the Alamance County School System as a cook and several years on the bus with special needs children.
She is survived by her daughter Sharon Dail Hyler (Terry) and two sons, Donald Johnson (Carol) and Jerry Wayne Johnson (Pam) along with 15 grandchildren, Kim Wilson, Jason (Jennifer) Johnson, David (Shannon) Johnson, LaShae Johnson, Caleb (Erica) McKeel, Megan McKeel, Tommy Johnson, Jr., Jennifer (Dan) Bryant, Cooper (Whitney) Dail, Lauren (Adam) Lovinggood, Emily Hyler, Hunter (Kaitlyn) Lewis ,Christa May, Tyler Lee, Mike (Mary) Buchanan, Jr. and Melissa Buchanan; 17 great grandchildren, Dillon Johnson, Dustin (Carly) Johnson, Austin Johnson, Fiona McKeel, Darby McKeel, Jackson Bryant, Macy Dail, Mia Dail, Chrislyn May, Jordan Buchanan, Landon Buchanan, Dreyson Lassiter, Jade Lovinggood, Gillian Buchanan, Sara Buchanan and Michael Buchanan III and 3 great-great grandchildren, Jason Paul Johnson, Everly Johnson and Elijah Johnson and her daughter-in-law, Gwynn Dail.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence, her parents, her daughter Kaye Johnson McKeel, her sons, Tommy Johnson and Greg Dail, two great grandchildren, Trevor Johnson and Murphy McKeel, four brothers Fletcher, Alonza, Ervin and Nelson Wright Jr and her four sisters, Iona Daniel, Cora Lee Dawkins, Marian Spainhour and Melba Massey and each of their spouses.
The family will be accepting visitors at Lowe Funeral Home on Tuesday, June 1, 5-7 PM. The funeral will be held on Wednesday, June 2, 11 AM at Calvary Baptist Church (230 Williamson Ave, Burlington, NC 27215) by Rev. Boyd Pickard and Rev. Ernest Beck burial will be held immediately afterwards at Alamance Memorial Park.
Donations may be made in lieu of flowers to Calvary Baptist Church. The family will be accepting visitors at the Dail home.
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