OBITUARY: Mildred Louise Bouton


Mildred Louise Bouton Gaston, age 96, of Lebanon, Tennessee passed away on Friday, August 4th, 2023 at her residence.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Emmett Gaston Jr., parents, George and Margaret Bouton and brother, William P. Bouton.

She is survived by sister, Margaret Jane Bouton Farris; nieces and nephews, Mary-Margaret (Allen Vance) Farris, George R. (Beth) Bouton, Caroline Farris (Bill) Walker, Jonathan P. Bouton, and Dr. Robert (Jane) Gaston Jr. and many great nephews and nieces who lovingly knew her as Auntie.

Mildred was a faithful member of First Presbyterian Church where she served as an elder and a member of the choir.

She was a Lebanon High School Graduate and attended and received her Associates Degree from Ward-Belmont and completed her Bachelors Degree in Biology at Middle Tennessee State University.

She was a member of the John Sellars Chapter TN Ornithological Society, Village Women’s Club, the TXR Grange/Community Club, the Margaret Gaston Chapter DAR with 74 years of service, a Honorary Member of the Year Round Garden Club, the Wilson County Garden Guild and the Wilson County History Associates Fite-Fessenden House.

Visitation will be Tuesday, August 8th, 2023 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church with a funeral service to follow. Interment will be held at the Cedar Grove Cemetery with Pastor Sherard Eddington to officiate. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the First Presbyterian Church Lebanon, TN and the Margaret Gaston Chapter DAR.

PARTLOW FUNERAL CHAPEL in care of arrangements. 615-444-7007


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