Mildred “Millie” Williams, 95, of Briggs died on March 27, 2020 at her residence at Brookdale Senior Living in Georgetown.
A private graveside service will be held with Millie’s family at Watson Cemetery. Jenkins Funeral Home in Burnet has charge of arrangements.
Millie was born to Fred and Nora Juby on Jan. 26, 1925 at their home in the Briggs community.
Millie graduated from Briggs schools as salutatorian of her class. She then attended business school in Austin until she married J.W. Williams on Aug. 19, 1942.
J.W. went into the United States Army immediately after they married. Millie worked for the phone company in several towns, following J.W. wherever he was stationed.
Millie was deputy county clerk in Burnet from 1965- 1979. She was elected Burnet County clerk in 1979, where she served until 1991.
She was active in the Burnet and Briggs communities, working with the Redbud Oakalla Extension Homemakers, Burnet Historical Commission as a board member, Women’s Forum Planning Commission, Hill Country Democratic Organization, Burnet County Fair and Rodeo Association, American Legion Auxiliary Unit #02577, a member of Chapel Hill United Methodist Church, and the Briggs Community Center.
Millie was preceded in death by her husband; her sisters Margaret and Evelyn; her brother, Frederick; her son, David Williams; grandson, Heath Graf; and by a great-granddaughter, Meagan Wood.
Survivors include her daughter, Carolyn Graf and husband Tony; daughterin-law, Susan Williams; grandchildren Brian Wood (Shelly), Tracey Pickens (Gene), Brian Williams (Donica), Christy Smith (Donnie), Mindy Martin (Bobby) and Deanna Bierens (Michael); and greatgrandchildren Collin, Emily, Kaylee, Chad, Chelsea, Tyler, Justin, Derek, Dillon, Kalli, Kassi, Blakeley, Raegan, Kourtney, Chase and Walker.
Memorials may be made in her name to Chapel Hill United Methodist Church, 22520 FM 963 Lampasas, TX 76550; Watson Cemetery Association at the same address; or St. John’s Lutheran Church, 17701 Cameron Rd., Pflugerville, TX 78660.