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Obituary for Mildred Marie "Millie" Atherton

Mildred Marie “Millie” Atherton, 79, passed away on Saturday, September 16, 2023. She was born on October 10, 1943 in Cobbs Creek, Virginia.

Millie was a caregiver and loved gardening, fishing, lighthouses and going to the beach in Nags Head, NC.
Millie was predeceased by her parents, Grover and Alma Armistead; husband, George Calvin Atherton, Jr. and two brothers, James Armistead and Ralph Armistead.

She is survived by her children, Keith Armistead, Troy Armistead, Amy Armistead and Joey Atherton (Grace); grandchildren, Aaron Forrest, Kyle Shipley, Tanner Sears; sisters, Joyce Hudgins and Mary Jenkins; a brother, William Armistead (Gloria) and many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Friday, September 22, 2023 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Faulkner Funeral Homes, Foster-Faulkner Chapel, Mathews, Virginia. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, September 23, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home chapel with burial to follow at Haynes Cemetery, Cobbs Creek, Virginia.