WE’D LIKE TO GIVE OUR CONDOLENCES TO THIS WONDERFUL WOMAN!
Smithfield, NC: Mrs. Mildred “Millie” Beasley Hockaday, age 74, of 202 E. Langdon Avenue died Monday, May 19, 2014, at the SECU Hospice House in Smithfield. Funeral service will be 3:00PM Thursday, May 22, 2014 at Rose & Graham Funeral Chapel in Benson. Officiating will be Rev. Wade Daughtry and Mr. Carl Lamm. Entombment will follow in Roselawn Cemetery.
Mrs. Hockaday was born March 8, 1940 in Johnston County to the late John Elbert and Lillie Florence Tart Beasley. She was also preceded in death by a son, Michael Tyris Hockaday. Mrs. Millie owned and operated Millie’s Hot Dog Stand in Smithfield for over 22 years., and was of the Advent Christian Faith.
Surviving are husband, Walter Tyris Hockaday; son, Walter Dale Hockaday of Smithfield, grandchildren, Jeremy Dale Hockaday &Tiffany Anne Krsteski; brothers, Melvin Beasley of Fayetteville, J. P. Beasley of Fayetteville, Graylon Beasley of Smithfield, and Sherrill Beasley of Smithfield; and great granddaughters, Milena Krsteski and Abigail Hockaday.
Family will receive friends at Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Benson from 6:00PM to 8:00PM Wednesday.