Mildred Louise Headrick went home to be with her heavenly father on Thursday, August 19, 2021. Born on September 28, 1925, she was a wonderful Christian wife, mother, grandmother, and licensed nurse. After leaving hospital nursing, she opened Highland Day Care in Maryville sharing her love. She was an advocate for the handicapped and Douglas Cooperative. Preceded in death by her husband, Charles Headrick; “special” loving son, Steve; parents and all siblings. Left with our wonderful family memories are her son, Ronnie Headrick; daughter, Nancy Presley; grandchildren, Charles Matthew Presley and Christina King (Zach); great grandchildren, Little Sadie and Luke. Special thanks to the wonderful staff at Cloverhill (especially Angie) and Amedysis Hospice (especially Heather). Thanks for all the prayers and love shared with our mother. Please, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or Blount County Special Education (Douglas Cooperative). Friends may call at their convenience on Tuesday, August 24, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Family and friends will assemble at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at Grandview Mausoleum for the graveside service. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, 983-1000, www.SmithFuneralandCremation.com
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