Mildred Heck Orange Carter, 80, of Thaxton, died Tuesday, June 18, 2019. She was born on July 20, 1938 a daughter of the late Otto Thomas Heck and Mary Orange Heck. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a step-son, Timmy Carter; five brothers, Marvin, Otey, Andrew, James and George Heck; and four sisters, Violet, Mary, Josephine, and Lula Heck. Mildred is survived by her husband, Obie Lewis Carter, Sr.; sons, Mike Orange and wife Donna, Richard Orange, Danny Orange; step-son, Obie Carter, Jr.; one brother, Ray Heck and wife Mary; two sisters, Pauline St. Clair, Faye Carter and husband Tommy; ten grandchildren, Dexter Wright, Michael Orange, Jr. Samantha Orange, Allen Orange, Ryan Orange, Haleigh Orange, Danny Orange, Jr. and wife Kyndale, Rebecca Orange, Justin Hiner, Briana Carter; three great-grandchildren, Camden Dooley, Carlee Dooley, Owen Carter; and numerous nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m., Friday, June 21, 2019 at Cool Springs Pentecostal Holiness Church with Rev. Earl Ragland, Rev. Eric Pennington, and Price Parker, Jr. officiating. Family will receive friends 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Thursday, Burch-Messier Walnut Street Chapel, 1235 Walnut St. Bedford. Arrangements by Burch-Messier Funeral Home, Bedford, 540-586-7360.