Mila Jean Wright Ireland Mounts, 85, of Claysville, Pa. died at 1:15 pm, on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at Southmont, Presbyterian Senior Care, Washington, Pa. after being in failing health for the past four months.
She was born August 18, 1936 in Washington, Pa., a daughter of the late Earle Carter Wright, Sr. and Alma Mae Claffey Wright, and had resided in the Claysville area since 1964.
Mrs. Mounts was a member of the Claysville First Baptist Church, and also a member and past President of the McGuffey Senior Citizens and also a member of the West Finley Friendship Club.
She enjoyed crocheting, knitting, and crossword and picture puzzles.
Mrs. Mounts was an employee of the former Herd’s Drug Store in Washington and was last employed as an aide at the Hillsview Personal Care Home, Claysville, Pa., prior to retiring in 1994.
On August 16, 1961 she married William Eugene Ireland who died February 19, 1986, and on July 14, 1993 she married Paul Edgar Mounts who died May 27, 2004.
Surviving are a daughter, Mila Jean Ireland (Mike) Riggle of Washington, Pa.; two step-sons, Randy (Shirley) Mounts of Buffalo Twp. and Clayton (Cindy) Mounts of Washington; two grandchildren, Michael and Shayla Riggle; 2 great grandchildren, Barrett and Sawyer Riggle; five step-grandchildren; nine step-great grandchildren; a sister, Virginia Smith of Cape Coral, Fl.; two brothers, David (Penny) Wright of Ft. Myers, Fl., and James (Chris) Wright of Georgia.; several nieces and nephews.
Deceased in addition to her parents and husbands are a granddaughter, Adrianna Riggle who died in 1994; two sisters, Esther Lemley and Amy Hernandez; a brother, Earle Wright, Jr.
Friends and family will be received from 5:00 to 8:00 pm on Monday, in the Claysville First Baptist Church, where funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Tuesday, September 7, 2021, with Rev. Mike Fairchild officiating. Interment will follow in the Washington Cemetery.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Claysville First Baptist Church, the McGuffey Senior Citizens or the Dementia Society of America.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC, Rogersville, Pa.