Mildred A. Romans

Jul 3rd, 1923 - Aug 31st, 2018


1st Christian Church

Thu, Sep. 13th, 2018 6:30 pm


Egyptian Memorial Gardens

Mildred A. Romans

Marion- Mildred Romans, age 95, of Marion, passed away at 2:21pm on Friday, August 31, 2018 at Heartland Regional Medical Center.

Mildred was born in Tuscumbia, Alabama on July 3, 1923, the daughter of John and Ella (Cawthon) Atkisson. She married Roy W. Romans on February 16, 1944 in Marion. He preceded her in death on June 18, 1997.

Mrs. Romans was a member of the First Christian Church in Marion. In her younger years, while in business college, she moved to Indiana to perform secretarial work for the war pipeline. Most of her life, she had worked as a bookkeeper and secretary and in later years, a homemaker.

Survivors include two sons- Steve and Reba Romans of Marion

Jerry and Jo Ann Romans of Salisbury, NC

Granddaughter- Angela and David Lore of Old Fort, NC

Great Grandchildren- David, Daniel, Melissa, Ashley, and Jennifer Lore of Salisbury, NC

Many Nieces and Nephews

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three brothers- Glen, Jack, and Bill Atkisson, and sister- Mary Ann Moss.

As per her wishes, she will be cremated. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 6:30 pm at the 1st Christian Church in Marion with Rev. Bill Rucker officiating. Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home in Marion is assisting the family with final arrangements.

For those who prefer, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois. For more information, or to sign the memorial guest register, please visit

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4 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: Jerry Romans

    From: Salisbury, North Carolina

    Date: September 2, 2018

    I was blessed having you as my mother and I will miss you dearly, but I do know you are now in a better place.

    Love Always,

  • Guest: Gary G. Atkisson

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: September 3, 2018

    Sorry to hear of Mildred’s passing. She was the last of her Atkisson Family left alive.

  • Guest: Richard and Brenda Musgrave

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: September 3, 2018

    So sorry to hear your mother passed away. I know she was much loved. I know you will miss her. We are all on a journey. God bless you and your family.

  • Guest: Kelly J Holland

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: September 4, 2018

    I was so sorry to hear of Mildred’s passing. I have many fond memories of time spent with Roy and Mildred.