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Mildred Faye Nigh, 91, of Barrelville, passed away Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 at Ruby Memorial Hospital.
Born in Barrelville Nov. 14, 1926 to the late Bertha May (Lowery) Gray and Carl E. Gray. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Donald F. Nigh; brothers, Kenneth Gray, Ralph Gray, Robert Gray; and her sister, Elinor (Gray) Smith. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
Mildred worked for Monarck Printing and retired from Montgomery County School system. She is also a member of the Barrelville Presbyterian Church. In her spare time, she enjoyed reading and crossword puzzles.
Surviving are her sons, Kenneth Swauger Sr. and wife Norma, James Nigh Sr. and wife Stephanie; daughter, Donna Blank and husband Richard; grandchildren, Richard Weimer and wife Pilar, Kenneth Swauger Jr. and wife Chrissy, Amy Emmerling and husband Nick, Steven Blank and girlfriend Katie Loar, James Nigh Jr., Sarah Nigh, Rebecca Nigh; great-grandchildren, Kristina Weimer, Paula Cherre, Matthew Kinsall, Andrew Emmerling, Michael Emmerling, Connor Emmerling; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends and family will be received at Durst Funeral Home, 57 Frost Avenue, Frostburg on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018, from 4 to 7 p.m. Funeral service will be Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, at 11 a.m. with the Reverend Ann Atkins Officiating.
Internment will be in Rocky Gap Veterans Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers monetary donations can be directed to Autism Speaks, 1060 State Road, 2nd Floor, Princeton, NJ 08540 or Barrelville Presbyterian Church/Doris Ann Bittner, PO Box 194, Corriganville, MD 21524.
Words of comfort may be sent to the family following the obituary at www.durstfuneralhome.com.
Published on February 23, 2018
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