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Mildred Joyce Cartee McQueen

July 28, 1930 ~ July 21, 2017 (age 86)

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Mildred Joyce Cartee McQueen, 86, of Greenville, widow of Thurston "Mac" McQueen, passed away Friday, July 21, 2017 at Easley Baptist Hospital.

Born in Greenville, she was a daughter of the late Ethel Watson Alexander. Prior to her retirement, she was employed with the Milliken Co. - Judson Plant for 46 years. She also worked part-time at Wilson's Five and Dime in Berea for 23 years. Mrs. McQueen was a member of Berea Heights Baptist Church.

Mildred was known for her signature style with the beautiful scarves that she wore around her neck.

Surviving is her sweet, wonderful companion, Bryon Austin, of Easley; three brothers, J.J. Cartee and wife, Sandi, of Easley, Earl Frank Alexander and wife, Joan, of Mauldin, and John Marion Alexander and wife, Marian, of Greenville; sister, Roylene A. Jenkins and husband, Paul, of Greenville; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband and mother, Mrs. McQueen was preceded in death by her daughter, Linda Ann McQueen Faulkner and brother, James Randy Alexander.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, July 25, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. until 10:15 a.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Downtown. The funeral service will begin at 10:30 a.m. in the Downtown Chapel. Burial to follow the service in Graceland Cemetery, West.

Memorials may be made to the Mayo Clinic, 200 First St. S.W., Rochester, MN 55905 or to the Cancer Society of Greenville County, 113 Mills Ave., Greenville, SC 29605.

Cemetery Details

Graceland Cemetery West
4814 White Horse Road
Greenville, SC, 29611


JUL 25. 09:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Thomas McAfee Funeral Home - Downtown Chapel

639 North Main Street

Greenville, SC, US, 29601

Funeral Service

JUL 25. 10:30 AM

Thomas McAfee Funeral Home - Downtown Chapel

639 North Main Street

Greenville, SC, US, 29601

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