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Mildred J. Brinson

December 18, 1936 — August 15, 2022


Mildred J. Brinson



Mildred J. Brinson, 85, of Morristown, passed away Monday, August 15, 2022, at Cypress Run in Morristown.

She was born December 18, 1936, in Waldron, the daughter of Frank J. and Rose M. (Runnebohm) Beyer.  On June 1, 1957, she married, H.W. Dwight “Jack” Brinson, Jr., and he preceded her in death on November 17, 2011.

Mildred is survived by her sons, Michael Brinson of Morristown, and Jeffery Brinson and significant other, Elizabeth Storms, of New Castle; sister, Jane Higgins and husband, Todd, of Naples, Florida; sister, Barbara Abel and husband, James, of Pensacola, Florida; grandchildren, Mark Brinson and wife, Jessie, Samantha Fridlund and husband, Adam, Bryan Brinson and wife, Kelly, Quinn Higgins, Rose Higgins, Henry Higgins and Jack Brinson; great-grandchildren, Kathryn Brinson, Nora Lynn Fridlund, Hayden Brinson, Carter Brinson, James Fridlund and Everett Brinson; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to Jack, Mildred was preceded in death by her parents; son, Daniel Brinson; brothers, James Beyer and Maurice Beyer; and sisters, Lillian White and Elizabeth Wenning.

Mildred graduated in 1955 from Waldron High School.

She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Shelbyville.

Mildred and her husband, Jack, owned and operated “The Cabin” in Morristown for many years.

She was an accomplished seamstress and worked with interior designer Jack Sanders.

Mildred was also a member of Psi Iota Xi sorority.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, November 25, 2022, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 125 E. Broadway St., in Shelbyville, Indiana.

Private graveside services were conducted at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Shelbyville.

Services have been entrusted to Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, 819 S. Harrison St. in Shelbyville.

Memorial contributions may be made to Cypress Run, 868 S. Washington St., Morristown, Indiana 46161.

Online condolences may be shared with Mildred’s family at


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