# 26 She has served her community well

Mrs Schley is lifelong resident of Boynton Beach and a proud ST Paul AME member whose Aunt sold the present property to the church for $10 in 1951.. She has also served in the pulpit as a Minister at ST Paul AME.Mrs Mildred lost her youngest child ,Vernell (37) in August 1996. She was left with 4 sons and 1 daughter. Mrs Schley has served her community well as a beautician(mine as a child),a paraprofessional at one of the local Elementary schools near her home. Mrs Mildred walked to work.When you heard her laughter you could point to her!Mrs Schley lives now with her daughter and son-in-law Jane and Roy Jackson as a result of the pandemic. Mrs Schley’s older son,Wayne(62) in the hospital recovering from open-heart surgery.

About This Story

  • Project: COVID-19
  • Date submitted: June 23, 2020
  • Emotional tone: Neutral
  • Who should know about this? Everyone, Friends and family, and My community

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  • Community: Boynton Beach
  • Age: Over 61
  • Gender: Female
  • Concerns: Being alone, Being around too many people, Health of my friends and/or family, Health of the community, and My health

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