Services for Mildred Prater Birge, 87, of Cleburne will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, in the V.O. Schneider Memorial Chapel in Keene Cemetery. Burial will follow in the Keene Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Birge passed away Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, in Fort Worth. She was born May 4, 1925, in Grand Island, Neb., to John Hunter and Olive Leona Weishaar Gorin.
Mrs. Burge was a LVN. She received her nursing degree from Southwestern Junior College in Keene. She was a member of Cleburne Seventh-day Adventist Church.
Survivors include her daughters, Eunice Gentry and husband, Harold, and Ronnie Prater and wife, Melinda; four grandchildren, Erin Gentry, Dean Prater, Daisy Prater and Zoey Prater; and several other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Gerald Dean Prater in 2000; second husband, Gerald Raymond Birge in 2007; twin sister, Vira Marie Gorin; sisters, Columbia Ruth Gorin and Hazel Katherine Gorin; and brother, Cecil Hunter Gorin.
You may sign guestbook, view photo and obituary at www.cpcleburne.com.
Crosier-Pearson Cleburne Funeral Home
512 N. Ridgeway Drive
Cleburne, TX 76033