Mrs. Mildred “Evaughn” Sydnor Wilkins of South Boston died Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, at Berry Hill Rehabilitation Center at the age of 90.
Mrs. Wilkins was born in Halifax County on May 2, 1929 to 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.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two daughters, Baby Girl Wilkins and Florence Mildred Wilkins Medley,and one son, Toney Wilkins, five brothers and two sisters.
Funeral services for Mrs. Mildred “Evaughn” Sydnor Wilkins will be held on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, at 11 a.m. at White Oak Fork Baptist Church with the Rev. Glenn Faulkner as eulogist.
Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Public viewing for family and friends will be Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home with the family receiving friends from 6 to 7 p.m.
Funeral arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.