Mildred "Millie" Ferris

Obituary of Mildred "Millie" Ferris

MILDRED LORETTA FERRIS, 85, of The Villages, Florida, died Friday, February 10, 2017. She was born December 7, 1931 in Traverse City, Michigan. She was a dedicated Air Force spouse for 27 years.

Millie was a member of the Retired Military Family Group, The Villagers Square Dancers and a member of St Timothy Catholic Church, Lady Lake, FL.

In her younger years, she enjoyed roller skating and square dancing, taking cruises and shopping.

Her beloved husband of 62 years, Gary Edwin Ferris, Air Force Chief Master Sergeant (Ret) (Deceased) was a former commander of the Honor Guard Unit, American Legion Post # 347 of Lady Lake, FL.

Millie is survived by children: Richard D. Ferris, Patricia A. Steele, Mary Jo Clark, Susan K. Collins, David L. Ferris, and Laura Hawley; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Memorial services will be held at the Lady Lake Chapel of Beyers Funeral Home on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, at 10:00 a.m.

The Inurnment will be at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Cornerstone Hospice of The Villages, 601 Casa Bella, The Villages, FL 32162 or Church of your choice.

Arrangements entrusted to Beyers Funeral Home and Crematory, Lady Lake, FL. Online condolences may be left at