Obituary of Mildred Dougherty
On November 10, 2023, Mildred fell asleep peacefully in Jesus and woke up in Glory. Mildred was born April 7, 1941, in Midway, VA, to the late Warner and Alice Quillen. She attended Gate City High School. She married the love of her life, GW Dougherty, in November of 1961.
Mildred and GW were true soul mates and partners in all that they did. They were blessed with three children, five grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Mildred loved to sing, especially for the Lord. She was an avid member of The Gateway Singers. She enjoyed quilting, canning vegetables, playing cards, and spending time with her family and friends.
In addition to her loving parents Mildred was preceded in death by her ten siblings.
Left to mourn for her are the love of her life, her husband of 62 years, GW Dougherty; daughter, Tammy (George) Lane; son, Wally (Alison) Dougherty, and daughter, Jill (Bobby) Gay; grandchildren; Nikki (Mickey) Summey, Megan (Jarrod) Sanders, Amber (Will) Gipe, Ashton McCoy, and Caden Gay; great-grandchildren, Miley McCoy, Camden Sanders, and John McCoy. Mildred had several nieces and nephews that she also loved as her own.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the doctors, nurses, and the dialysis center of Kingsport that helped in her care the last several years.
Friends and family will be welcomed at Scott County Funeral Home in Weber City on Monday, November 13, 2023, for a visitation that will be held 5:00 – 7:00 PM. A funeral will follow at 7:00 pm in the chapel with Pastor Brother Billy Davis and Brother Johnny Duncan officiating. Music services will be provided by Wendy Acker, Mickey and Nikki Summey, and the Sluss Family.
Graveside services will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, November 14, 2023, at Holston View Cemetery. All those wishing to go in procession are asked to meet at the funeral home by 10:15 AM.
Family and friends are welcome anytime at the home of GW and Mildred Dougherty.
Carter-Trent/Scott County Funeral Home in Weber City, VA, is proudly serving the Dougherty family.
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