Date of birth: 18 May 1906 Big Sandy, Benton County, Tennessee
Date of death: 7 Jul 1991 Greenwood, Johnson County, Indiana
Brown County Democrat, Nashville, Brown County, Indiana, July 17, 1991
TESSIE MILNES Tessie Fodge Milnes of Greenwood, died Sunday, July 7 at Greenwood Convalescent Center. She was 85. She belonged to Neighborhood Church of God on Peoga Ridge Road. She was born May 18, 1906 in Big Sandy, Tennessee to Robert and Mary Cherry. She was married to Roscoe Milnes who died in 1980. Survivors include a daughter, Bernese Henderson of Greenwood, and a son, Donald Fodge of Missouri. She also has seven grand- children, 11 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. She had worked for Pete Steffey’s restaurant in Greenwood as a cook and at Western Electric in Indianapolis. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in White River Township.
Submitted by Mark E. Wirey
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