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Mildred (Guest) Coward

1956 - 2021

Franklin, NC


Mildred Guest Coward, 64, of Franklin, NC passed away Wednesday, April 7, 2021. Mildred was born September 4, 1956 in Macon County, NC to the late James Wiley Guest and Lou Ogle Guest. She retired from the medical equipment company DeRoyal. She enjoyed writing and publishing books, gardening in her flower garden and was a hard worker, but most of all, she loved her kids and grandkids. Ms. Coward was of the Christian faith.

Mildred is survived by her companion, Howard Lethco; a son, Curtis Earl Guest; a daughter, Levia Lee Guest; four grandchildren, Madison Alee Guest, Divinity Guest, Shelby York and Lathen T. Flennigen; brothers, Robert Ramsey, Wade Ramsey, Gene Ramsey and Bud Guest; four sisters, Linda McMahan, Josie Woodall, Margie Gregory and Pearl Parton. In addition to her parents, Mildred is preceded in death by her sister, Mary Floyd. 

No services are planned at this time. 

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