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Mildred A. (Hurdle) Webb

Mildred A. (Hurdle) Webb, 103, of Arrowhead Trail, Ipswich, died Saturday, December 7, 2013 in the Lawrence General Hospital following her brief illness. She was the wife of the late Cleo G. Webb.

Born in Cincinnati, Ohio May 11, 1910 she was the daughter of the late Samuel E. and Amelia (Benzing) Hurdle. She was raised in Cincinnati, a graduate of public schools and Western College for Women Miami University in Ohio. She was a member of Sorority Delta Omicron and Zeta Tau Alpha Order of the Shield for eighty-two years.  She was employed as an executive secretary to the president of Proctor & Gamble in Cincinnati for thirty-six years, retiring at the age of sixty.  Following her retirement she got a drivers license and soon met her husband-to-be at a Rock and Mineral show in Cherokee Village Arkansas.  In her retirement she lived in Cherokee Village, where she was a very active member of  the United Methodist Church.  She was an accomplished concert pianist playing in area churches and performing in the Conservatory of Music in Cincinnati. She was also a volunteer for the local Meals on Wheels, was an active member of the League of Women’s Voters and was the President of the local Rock and Mineral Club. She enjoyed her home flower garden and hiking in the area hills. Celebrating her one hundredth birthday, she came to live in Ipswich with her niece and husband.

Mrs. Webb is survived by two nieces including Sheila Clark and her husband Therral of Ipswich; several great nephews and nieces including, Jillian Funchion of Manchester-by-the-Sea and Erin Zahornacky of Amesbury and several great great nephews and nieces.   She was the sister of the late Ruth Buie of OH, and Edith Hammond of AR.

Her funeral service will be held  10:30 am  Friday, December 13  in the United Methodist Church, Cherokee Village, followed by interment in the Oaklawn Cemetery, Cherokee Village. Memorial contributions in her name may be made to the Ipswich Humane Group, P.O. Box 873, Ipswich, MA 01938 and or the American Relief Council, P.O. Box 6200, Rapid City, SD 57709. Local arrangements are under the direction of the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home of Ipswich.

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