Millicent R. Tyler, a former model and interior design and upholstery business owner, dies – Baltimore Sun
Millicent R. Tyler, a former model who later owned and operated a small interior design and upholstery business and was an avid world traveler, died of cancer April 26 at her Guilford home. She was 88.
The former Millicent Rosenberg, the daughter of Milton Rosenberg and his wife, Ruby Butler Rosenberg, a homemaker, was born and raised in Kannapolis, North Carolina. After her father died when she was 8 years old, her mother married Charles Perry, a Ciba pharmaceutical salesperson.
Mrs. Tyler was also a descendant of President George Washington and was an active member of the National Society of Washington Family Descendants.
After graduating from high school in Kannapolis, she earned a bachelor’s degree in 1956 from the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia.
After graduating from college, Retta Robbins, a close friend, and Mrs. Tyler drove to Dallas, where the latter worked in merchandising and as a clothing model for…