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Mildred Sydnor Wilkins / August 29, 2019

Mildred “Evaughn” Sydnor Wilkins, 90, of South Boston, died Friday, Aug. 23, 2019 at Berry Hill Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Halifax County on May 2, 1929, daughter of the late Georgie Sydnor and Mamie Roberts Sydnor. She was married to the late Robert Scott Wilkins and was a member of White Oak Fork Baptist Church.

Mrs. Wilkins is survived by four daughters, Frances Garner of Newport News, Marian W. Watkins (Harold) of Virgilina, Peggy Brooks (Robert) of Scottsburg and Serita Woody of South Boston; two sons, George S. Wilkins (Pauline) and Willis C. Wilkins (Janice), all of Virgilina; 21 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and 16 great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Truett Richardson and Dorothy Fountain (Robert), all of Virgilina; four sisters-in-law, one goddaughter, Tina King; long time friends, Ann Harris and Marion Howerton; and a host of other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by two daughters, Baby Girl Wilkins and Florence Mildred Wilkins, one son, Toney Wilkins and five brothers and two sisters.

A funeral will be held Saturday, Aug. 31, at 11 a.m. at White Oak Fork Baptist Church with Rev. Glenn Faulkner as eulogist. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Public viewing will be Friday, Aug. 30 from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home with the family receiving friends from 6-7 p.m.

Arrangements by Jeffress Funeral Home.

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