Mildred Florene Perry Foreman

Published 1:16 pm Wednesday, July 8, 2020

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Mildred Florene Perry Foreman, 99, died July 3, 2020, at her home in Kitty Hawk.

Mrs. Foreman was a lifelong native of Dare County and had lived in Kitty Hawk and Kill Devil Hills all her life. She was the second of five children born to Herbert L. and Mary Dowdy Perry of Hay Point Ridge.

She was married to the late William “Bill” Foreman. Together, Mildred and Bill Foreman were early pioneers in the family-owned motel businesses that were burgeoning in the early 1950s and 1960s on the Outer Banks.

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Mildred is survived by daughter Amy Desha Foreman Wells of Kitty Hawk; son William Cobert Foreman of Raleigh; grandchildren Cuyler, Perry, Cobert, Eben, Chris and David; along with many nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to her parents, she predeceased by husband William C. Foreman; brothers Captain Lee Perry and Pernell J. Perry; and sister Lessie Perry Mann of Manns Harbor.

A graveside funeral was held on July 6, 2020 at Austin Cemetery, Kitty Hawk. In lieu of flowers and in honor of Mrs. Mildred/Aunt Mid’s love for birds and birdwatching, the family request you scatter a bag of bird seed in her memory.

Twiford Funeral Homes, Outer Banks is assisting the family. Condolences may be shared at