Mildred (Stroud) Markham

Born: Thu., Jan. 31, 1935
Died: Wed., Jan. 16, 2019

Funeral Service

Sat., Jan. 19, 2019
Location: Community Baptist Church


2:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Sat., Jan. 19, 2019
Location: Community Baptist Church

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Mildred Stroud Markham, age 83, of 265 Bill Powell Rd., Blanch, passed away on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at Sovah Health in Danville, VA. Born in Rockingham County, she was the daughter of the late Richmond Hobson Stroud and Jessie Easley Stroud. Mrs. Markham loved to cook and sew. She was an outstanding seamstress. She had a servant’s heart and loved to take care of anyone, but especially the church members at Community Baptist Church where she was a member. She was a former Red Hat Lady and was retired from Royal Textile Mills with over forty years of service.

Mrs. Markham is survived by her loving husband of over 68 years, Marvin “Nub” Markham of the home. In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Sandra McCann of Bath, and Robin Slade and husband Steve of Blanch; two sisters, Nancy McGee of Danville, VA and Rachel Anderson of New Bern; five grandchildren, Megan Dooley and husband Jay, Chip McCann and wife Amber, Jessi Gill and husband Marshall, Logan Slade, Stephanie Stogner and husband Sean; seven great grandchildren, Desmond Dooley, Conner Dooley, Cayden McCann, Easton McCann, Vivienne Gill, Leighton Gill, William Stogner; and a special sister in law, Doris Newcomb, of Milton.  She was preceded in death by two sisters, Gloria Mills and Martha Marchand; four brothers, Harvey Stroud, Donald Stroud, Jimmy Stroud and Bill Stroud.  

Funeral Services will be held 3 PM Saturday, January 19, 2019 at Community Baptist Church by Pastor Michael Adams and Rev. Richard Markham. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 2 PM – 3PM at Community Baptist Church and other times at the home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Community Baptist Church, 3050 Old NC Hwy 86N, Yanceyville, 27379.

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