Mildred L. Larkin, age 94 years, of Jefferson City, Mo. passed away Thursday,
March 7, 2013 at Adams Street Place.
was born on August 20, 1918 in Canton, Mo. a daughter of Henton and Beulah (Cowgill)
Briscoe. She graduated from Canton High School in Canton Mo.
was married on November 3, 1939 in Canton, Mo. to Leo E. Larkin, who preceded
her in death on May 24, 1995.
resident of the Jefferson City area for over seventy years, Mildred was a
homemaker for the majority of her life.
She was employed for over twelve years at Missouri Division of Employment
Security until a boating accident forced her retirement in 1961.
her earlier years, she enjoyed cross stitching, crocheting, and playing pinochle and canasta with friends. She
will be remembered for her loving ways and sweet nature to all.
include: one daughter, Marcia Reed of Jefferson City, Mo.; two grandchildren,
Dana Payne and her husband Scotty of New Bloomfield, Mo. and Michele Baug of Rochester,
New York; four great-grandchildren, Justin Hawkins, Blair Payne, Tanner Payne,
and Katie Rose Baug; one great-great-grandson; Kyler Hawkins.
was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of fifty-six years, Leo
Larkin; one daughter, Sharon Schrimpf; one brother, Clyde Briscoe; one sister,
Juanita Stephenson; one granddaughter, Denise Cox; and two sons-in-law, Teddy
Reed and Robert Schrimpf.
services and entombment will be held at 2:00 pm Monday, March 11, 2013 at the
Mausoleum of Hawthorn Memorial Gardens with Deacon Steve Kliethermes
lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice Advantage in
Columbia or the American Cancer Society.
arrangements are under the direction of Freeman Mortuary.