Mildred C. Duval

2008
Mildred C. Duval, 99, a retired bookkeeper for the agency now known as the  Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority,
died Feb. 4 of congestive heart  failure at the Gables at Mount Vernon, an assisted living facility in  Alexandria. She was a
longtime resident of Arlington County before moving to  Alexandria in 2002.
Mrs. Duval was born in the District and graduated from  Central High School in 1926. After her marriage in 1932 to George C.
Duval, a pharmacist for Peoples  Drug, she took a job as a bookkeeper with the transit authority. She retired in  the late 1960s.
She enjoyed traveling with her husband to New Mexico and the Rocky Mountain states and collecting Indian masks and jewelry.
They also amassed an extensive collection of Hummel figurines and proudly displayed what they called their  "treasures" in the
basement of their home, near the year-round Christmas tree.
Her husband died in 1987.
There are no immediate survivors.
-- Joe Holley