Mildred R. Thurmond passed away in Phoenix, Arizona on 31 December 1944 from pneumonia. Mildred was born in Pittsburg, Kansas in 1909. She was married twice. First, to Mr. Fred Peters, and second, to Mr. Shaw.
She was divorced from both husbands. She is survived by a daughter, Daroldeen Peters.
Mildred Thurmond and Senator Strom Thurmond were related.