Mildred Kinamon |

Mildred Kinamon

Visitation for family and friends of Mildred 3Kinny² Kinamon of Grass Valley will be from 4 to 7 p.m. today at the Hooper and Weaver Mortuary in Nevada City. Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at Greenwood Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Grass Valley.

Mrs. Kinamon died Sunday, Jan. 19, in Grass Valley. She was 97.

She was born on March 27, 1905, in Farmersville, Texas, to Belton and Myrtle Vernon. She married Perney F. Kinamon on Nov. 28, 1920. They moved from Texas to Grass valley in 1941. She worked as a licensed vocational nurse for more than 40 years, first for the Nevada County Hospital where she retired from in 1973, and then at Spring Hill Manor Convalescent Home where she worked until the age of 88. She was a member of the Bethelham Baptist Church in Farmersville, Texas. She enjoyed gardening, flowers and quilting.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Von and Susan Kinamon of Reno; son, Michael Whiting of Sacramento; daughter-in-law, Burnadette Kinamon of Temple, Ariz.; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Perney F. Kinamon, in 1968; son, Charles Leroy Kinamon; grandson, Jimmy Kinamon; two sisters and one brother.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.

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