MITCHELL – Mildred Olive (Broady) White, 91, passed away Wednesday, February 8, 2023, at Richland-Bean Blossom Health Campus in Ellettsville.
Born May 11, 1931, in Scott County, she was the daughter of Elmer Francis and Minnie Ethel (Mull) Broady. Mildred married Charlie Lee White on June 18, 1950 and he preceded her in death January 18, 2000.
Mildred and her husband were franchise owners, opening their first KFC restaurant in Paoli in 1974. Afterwards, they opened KFC locations in Mitchell and then in Bedford and Loogootee. Mildred loved crocheting and crosswords. She made everyone in her family afghans. She loved her family and cooking for family gatherings. She was a member of the Bride of Christ Fellowship.
Surviving are her children, Rosemary (Clark Pemberton) Hunsucker of Mitchell and Carol (Greg Hubbard) Reed of Bedford; grandchildren, Melanie Austin, LaDonna (David) Davies, Josh (Danielle) Reed, Mitch (Whitney) Reed, Whitney (Nathan) Edmonson, and Mindy (Scott) Smoot; great-grandchildren, Ian Austin, Emily Austin, Damien Davies, Isabelle Davies, Violet Reed, Kamen McDonald, Malia Edmonson, Corden Edmonson, Owen Smoot, Willie Smoot, Gunner McNabb, and Gracelyn Smoot; and sister, Cathern Broady of Mesa, Arizona.
Her parents; husband; children, Toni McNabb and Frances Lee White; and siblings, Elmer Broady, Bill Broady, Glen Broady, Alice Rose, Anna Pospisil, Agnes Rose, Pauline Broady, Carl Broady, and Mable Frye, preceded her in death.
Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. Monday, February 13, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sunday and from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service on Monday at the funeral home.
Memorial Gifts: Alzheimer’s Association
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