Mildred Hughes Olden

Mildred Hughes Olden, 93, of Shreveport and formerly of Jena, passed from this life on Tuesday, November 19, 2013, in Shreveport. She was born April 23, 1920 in Orange County, Texas, to the union of Silas and Irene Hughes. Mrs. Olden lived in Jena until 2001 when she moved to Shreveport to be closer to her family. She was a devout Christian and a dedicated and devoted mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She worked as a seamstress for many years before becoming a bookkeeper for McCartney Oil Company of Jena. She enjoyed gardening. Services were held Thursday, Nov. 21, in the chapel of Centuries Memorial Funeral Home in  Shreveport with Rev. Mike Igo officiating. Interment followed in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Pineville under direction of Centuries Memorial Funeral Home of Shreveport. She was preceded in death by her parents; her
husband, Buck Olden; a son, Reggie Olden; and a sister, Mary Taylor. Survivors include her son, David Olden and wife Barbara; sisters, June Applewhite and Dot Howard; a brother, Charles Hughes; grandchildren, Michael Olden, Casey Olden, and Lori Meadows; five great grandchildren; one great great grandson, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends 
Rate this article: 
No votes yet