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Mildred Ellen Gordon, age 96 of Brookfield, died Thursday, June 8, 2017 at McLarney Manor, Brookfield

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at Rhodes Funeral Home with Reverend Sue Lambert officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 12:00 pm Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at Rhodes Funeral Home. Memorial donations have been suggested in care of Judy Bailey to begin a grave marker fund. This fund will be used to purchase fire department grave markers for Brookfield Fire Department members, and may be left at or sent to the funeral home, 216 Linn Street, Brookfield, Missouri 64628. On-line registry at www.rhodesfh.com

Mildred Ellen, daughter of Edward Earl and Eva Mae (White) Gullick, was born on May 26, 1921 in Brookfield, Missouri. On November 6, 1940 she was united in marriage to Walter Henry Gordon Jr. in Chillicothe, Missouri. They were married for sixty-two years when he preceded her in death on April 23, 2002. Mildred was a Matron of the Order of The Eastern Star for over 50 years, as well as a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary Pershing Post of Laclede. She was involved in her daughter's activities, as a Brownie and a Girl Scout leader. In her spare time, she enjoyed traveling in their camper, hunting, fishing, sewing and cooking.

She is survived by two daughters, Judith Bailey and husband William, Kansas City, MO; and Barbara (Bobbie) Bacus, Brookfield; three grandchildren, Tammy Callendar, Kansas City, MO; Jeana Eggers and husband Todd, Kansas City, MO; and Dawn Martinez and husband Miguel, Rialto, CA; eight great-grandchildren, Jason Olsen, Jennifer, Jessica, and Leo Callendar, Ellen and William Todd Eggers, Jaiden Tannis; and Melina Martinez; one brother Melvin Gullick, Brookfield; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Mildred was also preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Edna Dell and Virginia Pipes; and one grandson, Corey Wayne Lyford

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Rhodes Funeral Home
216 Linn Street Brookfield, MO 64628
Tel. (660) 258-7221

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