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Mildred Ray Sterling of Hayes, born March 10, 1937, entered eternal rest on Saturday, March 14, 2020, at Riverside Walter Reed Hospital.

Mildred was preceded in death by her parents, Daniel W Marshall Sr. and Eva West Marshall, and husband, Herbert Hoover Sterling.

Mildred is survived by her children, Danny Sterling (Pam), Candy Benton (Les), Kathy Gornick (Mark); grandchildren, Chris Sterling, Sterling Acton (Courtney); great-grandchildren, Brookelynn, Luke and Leah; siblings, Daniel W. Marshall Jr. (Jean), George Marshall (Bobbie), and Frances King.

Mildred loved her family, and especially enjoyed her daily talks with her aunt, Elsie “Big Sissy” West.

A Celebration of Life will be announced at a later date.

In memory of our loved one, contributions may be made to Abingdon Fire & Rescue, P.O. Box 9, Bena, Va. 23018 or Groves Memorial Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 1263, Hayes Va. 23072.

Services under the direction of Hogg Funeral Home.