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November 1, 2012

On Saturday, Oct. 27, Averett's oldest alumna, Mildred White Womble '25 passed away. Womble, who was 107 ½ years old, played bridge and walked every week. She was a retired seamstress at Miller & Rhoads in Richmond. She was a member of Urbanna Baptist Church and former member of Salem Baptist Church, Sparta.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 5 at Bristow-Faulkner Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Saluda followed by Graveside Services at 1 p.m. at Greenlawn Cemetery, Bowling Green.