Mrs. Mildred Henderson Solomon passed away on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020, at the age of 95. She was born in Halifax County on June 7, 1925 to the late Walker and Maude McSherry Henderson and was married to the late Ernest Lawson Solomon.

Mildred was a member of Olive Branch United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her daughters, Carolyn Murray Presnell and husband Jack of Mint Hill, North Carolina, Sandra S. Loftis and husband Donald of Laurel Fork and Susan S. Brown of Lewisburg, West Virginia; grandchildren Derek Lawson Murray and Justin Tyson Brown; great granddaughter Lawson Diane Murray; great grandson Levin Carlton Murray; sisters- in- law Nancy Henderson and Cornelia Moore; and special family friends, the Aherron family.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by four brothers and four sisters, making Mildred the last member of her generation.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 6, 2020, at Olive Branch United Methodist Church Cemetery with the Reverend Betty Marshall officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1 – 2 p.m. at the graveside.

In following with the COVID-19 guidelines, face masks and social distancing will be required.

The family requests those wishing to give memorials to consider Olive Branch UMC Cemetery Fund, c/o Nancy Chandler, 1152 Hendricks Road, Alton, VA 24520 or Turbeville Volunteer Fire Department, 1002 Melon Road, South Boston, VA 24592.

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The family is being served by Brooks Lyon Funeral and Cremation Services, South Boston.