Mildred Estelle Bottenfield Doyle, 92, of Roanoke, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, September 20, 2021. She was born in Bath Co., VA., on November 10, 1928 to the late Clarence A. and Jane Bottenfield.
She is predeceased by husband, Fred E. Doyle, Jr., sons: Robert L. Doyle and Stephen M. Doyle; sisters, Dorothy Stilley Buchholz, Lucille Koogler (Paul); brothers, Carl Bottenfield, Clarence Bottenfield, Jr. (Betty), and Bryan Bottenfield.
Mildred is survived by daughters: Brenda Robbins (Ken Dalton) and Debra Fuqua (Thomas); sons, Fred “Butch” Doyle, III, and W. Gregory Doyle; daughter-in-law, Carol Doyle; 8 grandchildren, Michelle Bloom (Greg), Matthew Doyle (Lauren), Trevor Doyle (Janet), Ashley Pinkerton (William), Amanda Hughes (Nathaniel), Mallory Stribling (Andrew), Casey Doyle and Brooke Doyle; 8 great-grandchildren, Robert “T.J.” Watkins, Kenzie Watkins (Brian Cuddy), Kristina Prince, Hailey Doyle, Elena Doyle-Sweeney, Charles Stribling, Stone Doyle and Griffin Stribling; and 3 great-great-grandchildren, Luciana Berrios, Ava Prince and James Cuddy; brother, Herman Bottenfield (Carol); sisters-in-law, Jackie Bottenfield, Betty Bottenfield and Nancy Doyle; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Mildred and her husband, Fred, were life-long residents of Salem and together owned and operated Doyle’s Auto Cool.
The family will receive friends beginning at 10:30 am Saturday, September 25, 2021 at Lotz Funeral Home, 1330 E. Main St., Salem, VA. Graveside services will follow at 12pm at Sherwood Memorial Park 1250 E. Main St., Salem, VA.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Good Samaritan Hospice, 2408 Electric Rd., Roanoke, VA 24018.
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