Millie Ada Hakala, age 92, of Marion, NC passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at her home.
Millie was born December 10, 1928 in McDowell County, NC to the late William Edward Tyo and Winnie Mae Price Tyo. She was the manager of Houseware for Roses and retired after 35 years of service. Millie was a strong-willed woman. She never met a stranger and was honest to a fault.
In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by three brothers, Clevie Tyo, Howard Tyo, and Otis Tyo and two sisters, Winnie Davis and Martha Franklin.
Those left behind to cherish Millie’s memory are several nieces and nephews and many beloved friends.
A graveside service to celebrate Millie’s life will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 8, 2021 at Oak Grove Cemetery with Rev. Billy Styles officiating.
In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation in Millie’s memory are asked to consider CarePartners Hospice & Palliative Care McDowell, PO Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813.
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Care Partners Hospice & Palliative Care McDowell
PO Box 25338, Asheville NC 28813