Mildred Oma Cox Litteral, known to her loved ones as Mildred, passed away on June 21, 2023, at the age of 85, In Buda, Texas. She was a loving and caring wife to her late husband, Warren McCraw Litteral, who served in the United States Air Force for 28 years. Mildred was also a dedicated mother to her two sons, Michael Wayne Litteral and Darryl Scott Litteral, and a cherished grandmother to her grandson, Cutter Litteral.
Born on February 5, 1938, Mildred grew up in Cleveland, Texas, where she attended Cleveland High School. After completing her education, she embarked on a fulfilling career as an educator at Randolph Elementary School, where she made a lasting impact on countless young lives. Mildred dedicated her time and energy to shaping the minds of future generations, and her retirement was a testament to her dedication and passion.
Outside of her professional life, Mildred found joy in playing the piano for the First Baptist Church in Schertz and the local senior center. Her musical talent brought comfort and inspiration to those around her, and she was greatly admired for her contributions to the church's music program. Mildred's faith was an important aspect of her life, and she found solace and community in the First Baptist Church in Schertz.
Mildred was a woman of strength and resilience, as evidenced by her military associations as the wife of a dedicated serviceman. Her unwavering support for her husband's 28-year career in the United States Air Force showcased her commitment to her family and country.
Mildred is survived by her two sons, Michael and Darryl, her three sisters, Evelyn Grace Cox Chiles (Spooky), JoAnn Cox Rhodes, and Terry Lorene Cox Badeaux, as well as her beloved grandson, Cutter. She was preceded in death by her husband, Warren, and her parents, William Ward Cox, Francis Phillips Cox, Siblings, Ben Thomas Cox, James Donald Cox, Ruby Ruth Cox, and Hazel Joyce Cox.
Services honoring Mildred's life will be held at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery on July 14, 2023, at 10:00 am, followed by a reception at the First Baptist Church in Schertz. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church music program, a cause that was near and dear to Mildred's heart.
Mildred Oma Litteral will be remembered for her love, kindness, and unwavering dedication to her family, faith, and community. Her legacy will live on through the lives she touched and the memories she leaves behind.