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Mildred E. Jennings

April 3, 1919 January 13, 2012
Mildred E. Jennings
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MILDRED ELIZABETH PEGRAM JENNINGS, affectionately known as Becky, returned to the hands of the Father on Friday, January 13, 2012 at the age of 92.
Becky, daughter of the late Eddie and Annie Pegram was born in Dinwiddie County, the second of five children. She spent her young adult life in Crewe, VA after the family moved from the Camp Area. She visited New York and met Tommy Lee Jennings. They were married on May 5, 1939 and had forty-seven wonderful years together until he preceded her in death in 1986. They had no children but were devoted to their godchildren, nieces and nephews.
Becky was baptized at a young age at Springhill Baptist Church. She worshipped at Convent Baptist Church in New York. Upon her return to Crewe in 1979, she united with Eleven Oaks Baptist Church. She was a devoted member of the Food Ministry and the Beautification Committee. Becky worked in the church until her health failed in the 1990’s.
Becky was the last of her siblings, her brother Frank left us in November, 2011. She leaves behind to remember her: godchildren, Jacquline Irwin, Rodney Noble and James Thomas Pegram II; nephews, Thaddus (Thelma) Berkley; her faithful caregiver for twenty-four years, niece Cynthia (Wendell) Pegram Ervin; nephew Robert B. (Mildred) Pegram; sister-in-law, Ruth Johns Pegram; and a host of other cousins, nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services Thursday, January 19, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Eleven Oaks Baptist Church, Crewe with interment in the Greenview Cemetery, Blackstone.
W.E. Hawkes & Son Funeral Home of Blackstone in charge of arrangements.

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