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Buck Creek Baptist Church
Monday December 6th, 2021
2:00pm - 2:45pm

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Buck Creek Baptist Church
Monday December 6th, 2021

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Mildred Gowan Elder

Mildred G. Elder

Cherokee Springs, SC

Mildred Gowan Elder, 78, widow of Winfred Donald Elder, went home to be with the Lord, Friday, December 3, 2021 at her home.

Born December 16, 1942 in Spartanburg County, she was the daughter of the late Samuel E. Gowan and Elizabeth Patty Gowan. She was formerly employed with White Oak Pharmacy and a member of Buck Creek Baptist Church.

Surviving are her sons, Dennis Michael Elder (Teresa) of Cherokee Springs, Donald Maurice Elder (Tracie) of Chesnee; brother, Kenneth Gowan (Judy) of Chesnee; two grandsons, two granddaughters, one great-grandson and one great-granddaughter

The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. until 2:45 p.m. Monday, December 6, 2021 at Buck Creek Baptist Church. Funeral Services will follow at 3:00 in the church sanctuary with Rev. Kenny McDowell and Rev. Scott Scrimpsher officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Buck Creek Baptist Church, 506 Buck Creek Road, Chesnee, SC 29323.

The family is at the home.

Online condolences may be expressed by visiting www.harrisnadeaumortuary.com

Harris-Nadeau Mortuary
Chesnee, SC.

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Dennis and Donnie, so sorry to hear about your mom. She was such a wonderful person. Prayers for you all.

O’Neal & Bobbie Mintz Dec 6 2021 8:59 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Mildred Elder

Greg & Sharon Mack and Family Dec 5 2021 9:42 PM

Dennis, Donnie, family, and friends it is with heartfelt sympathy my family and I I send our condolences to each of you

Mrs. Elder was a wonderful lady and we were so blessed to have her as a neighbor for almost half a century . She always greeted us with a smile when we ran into her at the mailbox, grocery store, or knocked on her door unexpectedly. She will be missed so much by my family.

Debra Williams Parris and family Dec 5 2021 9:22 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Mildred Elder

David and Peggy Blanton send prayers for all of you! Dec 5 2021 8:59 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Mildred Elder

Kenneth Lawter Dec 5 2021 12:09 PM

Sending our Deepest Sympathy to Everyone!
Love, Johnny Blanton & Girls, Linda & Debby
and Frances Johnson

Debby Robinson Dec 4 2021 9:17 PM