Mildred Kirk Crosby, 84, of Madison died July 21, 2014.

Services were held July 23 at Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home in Ridgeland, with burial in Jarnigan Cemetery in Morristown, TN. She grew up in Morristown and went to work at "the Phone Company" as an operator. In 1962, Middie and her husband moved to Jackson, where she held several positions and forged lifelong friendships at South Central Bell. She is preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, R.C. Crosby. She is survived by her brother Jim Kirk (Biddie) of Ocala, FL, sons; Rod Crosby (Susan) and Tommy Crosby (Nancy), two grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the Wesley Foundation, Oxford, the University of Mississippi, or to the charity of your choice.