Edith C. Milteer

Published 12:00 am Saturday, October 4, 2003

Mrs. Edith C. Milteer, 82, of 609 Harrison St., Suffolk, died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2003, in Obici Hospital.

A native of Suffolk, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Dora Wright.

Mrs. Milteer was a member of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church and the Episcopal Church Women. She was a graduate of Booker T. Washington High School. Mrs. Milteer also attended Norfolk State University. She was a homemaker.


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She leaves to cherish her memory, her husband, Felton Milteer Sr.; three sons, Felton Milteer Jr.; and Maurice Milteer, both of Suffolk; and Andre’ Milteer of Noahville, Texas; three daughters-in-law, Dhala Milteer and Betty Milteer, both of Suffolk; and Barbara Milteer of Noahville; two brothers, Fred D. Wright of Philadelphia, Pa. and Vernon Wright of Queens, N.Y.; four brothers-in-law, Phillip Collins, Luther Milteer, Curtis Milteer, and Eugene Milteer, all of Suffolk; six sisters-in-law, Juanita Wright of Philadelphia; Alice Wright of Queens; Lynnis Collins, Elsie Milteer, Sarah Milteer, and Dorethea Milteer, all of Suffolk; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; seven great-great grandchildren; two aunts, Mable Myrick and Clara Suzy, both of Suffolk; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in St. Mark’s Episcopal Church. Interment will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Chesapeake.

Crocker Funeral Home, Suffolk, is handling arrangements.