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Mildred Pressley

May 13, 1939 — December 25, 2022

Waynesville

Waynesville – Mildred Mae (Hooper) Pressley, 83, passed away on Sunday, December 25, 2022 at Haywood Regional Medical Center. She had most recently been a resident of Autumn Care of Waynesville.

Mildred was a native of Jackson County but had resided in Haywood County for most of her life and was a daughter of the late Vernon and Edna Lois Lanning Hooper.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth H. Pressley, who died in 2019; as well as four sisters and two brothers.  Mildred was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church and retired from Dayco International in 1992 with 30 years of service.

She is survived by a son, Ronald David Pressley and his family of North Carolina.  Her passing will also be mourned by other extended family members and friends.

A funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, January 8, 2023 in the Canton Chapel of Wells Funeral Home with the Reverend Tracy Smith officiating.  A private burial will take place following the service.  The family will receive friends from 1:30 until 2:30 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Heart Association, 4217 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA  23060-9979 or the American Cancer Society, 113 Mills Avenue, Greenville, SC  29605.

The care of Mrs. Pressley has been entrusted to Wells Funeral Homes of Canton.

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Sunday, January 8, 2023

1:30 - 2:30 pm (Eastern time)

Wells Funeral Home - Canton

3715 Asheville Hwy, Canton, NC 28716

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Funeral Service

Sunday, January 8, 2023

Starts at 2:30 pm (Eastern time)

Canton Chapel of Wells Funeral Home

3715 Asheville Hwy, Canton, NC 28716

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