Mildred Ione Hendricks Johns



Dalzell, SC... Mildred Ione Hendricks Johns, age 97, died on Sunday, December 31, 2017 at Palmetto Health Tuomey.

Born and raised in Ball Club, MN, she was daughter of the late Frank and Vivian Schaaf Hendricks. Millie married and moved to Detroit, MI, where she raised her four children. She loved being around the water and many adventures. She even attempted kayaking at the age of 94. Although she faced lots of adversity in life her determination and strong spirit always brought her through it. She was always proud of her children, grandchildren great grandchildren and even her great great grandchildren. She loved watching all of them grow and celebrated with them in all of their accomplishments. She loved her family and will be dearly missed by all who knew her. She attended Getaway Baptist Church.

Surviving are: two daughter-in-laws, Patti Graham and her husband Steve of Greer and Reva Johns of Michigan; ten grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her four children, Vivian Holmes, Williams Johns, Nancy Johns, and Ed Johns; one granddaughter, Pat Holmes and one son-in-law, Tom Holmes.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, January 4, 2017 at 5:00 pm in the Bullock Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Charles Ahtonen officiating.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, January 4, 2017, one hour prior to the service, from 4:00-5:00 pm at Bullock Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Gateway Baptist Church, 536 Mimosa Road, Sumter, SC 29150 or The Salvation Army of Sumter, 16 Kendrick Street, Sumter, SC 29150.

You may go to and sign the family’s guest book.

The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements.