Mary Alice McMillan lived a God-fearing, faith-filled 88 years before her passing on January 23 in Stamford, CT. She was born on April 19, 1933, in Pickens, AL. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Butler who has preceded her in death. Mary later moved to Andalusia, AL where she married (Fred D. Jones-deceased) and had two children Mary F. Butler-Jones and Lois E. Butler-Jones (deceased). Mary later moved to Connecticut with her family. Once in Connecticut Mary worked part-time and was a full-time homemaker. Mary raised her children and the children of the community. Mary later remarried Paul McMillan “Poppy” (deceased) and they raised their children and grandchildren. Mary was a pillar of the community and the Mother Goose of her area. She had an open-door policy for anyone who needed a safe haven. She was known to all who loved her as “Gramps” or “Goose”. Mary Alice Mc. Millan has left us with her legacy of greatness. She prayed for and with her family and was always there for those that needed her.
Mary Alice Mc Millan is preceded in death by her parents Mr. Tommie & Mrs. Hattie Butler, her spouse (Fred D. L. Jones and Paul McMillan, her daughter Lois E. Butler-Jones, stepson Kenny Stallworth and her great-granddaughter Imani A. Rhodes.
To continue the legacy are four generations of Mary’s family. She leaves her daughter Mary F. Butler-Jones, stepson Lynn Gardner, her grandchildren Raymonda Jones, Amanda Innis (Herman), Robert L. Richardson (Damika), Elisha Jones. Her great-grandchildren, Jamar Jones, Rodney Williamson (Regina), Sedera Jones, Ronnay Jones, Shaquan Rhodes( Tayln), Ronald Thorpe, Donisha Smith, Xabria Richardson, Robert A. Richardson(Isabelle), Me’Chelle Lorthe, Reece Richardson, and Danielle E. Jordan, her third and fourth generation Rodney, Dayanna, Tyler, Semir, Jace, Summer, Aiden, Ronald M., I’yanna, Zah’Niya, Zy’Ron, Kylie, Jamar Jr., Tyrell, Ja’Mir, Zuri, Shaquan K., Mekhi, Harmony, Xavier, Kaden, Makayla, Amari, and Chase. A host of nieces, nephews, and special friends.