Mildred was a native of Pulaski County. She was a homemaker and a member of the Freewill Baptist Church.
Mildred is survived by one daughter, Edith (John) Corey of Owingsville; one stepdaughter, Wanda (Bill) Hunt of Winchester; seven grandchildren, Lacy, Jonathon, Shannon, Ryan, Nathaniel, Amy and Carl; four great grandchildren, Adrianne, Dixie, Sarah-Lee and Savannah; two sister-in-laws, Pat Wesley of Vanalia, Ohio and Mary Wesley of Cheslea, Oklahoma. Mildred is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Mildred was preceded in death by her husband, Seldon Burton; her parents, William Wesley and Ora Spears; two daughter, Dixie Ludwig and Donna Elam; one son, Robert Ewings; seven brothers, Hoy, Hollis, Homer, Roy, Ray, Clarence, Estill and five sisters, Enola, Bertha, Eula, Lula and Ebbie.