Mildred B. Stephens

Published 6:58 pm Monday, September 13, 2010

September 10, 2010

Mildred B. Stephens, 91, of 110 Lewis Ave., Suffolk passed away Friday, Sept. 10, 2010 in Sentara Obici Hospital.

She was a native of Maysville, N.C., and the daughter of the late William Alex Cobb and Vivian Holt Cobb. She was predeceased by her husband, Howard Stephens.

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She retired from Planters Peanut Company. She was a member of Pleasant Union Baptist Church.

She leaves to cherish her memory one sister, Darlene Boone of Suffolk; one brother, Frederick Cobb (Lezma) of Suffolk; a sister-in-law, Jean Cobb; a brother-in-law, Harry Boone; nieces, Sharon Cobb, Shelia Cobb, Chanda Boone, Crystal Cobb and Keisha Cobb; nephews, Wayne Cobb (Alice), Clinton Cobb (Valerie) and Chris Cobb; several great nieces and nephews; caregiver Rosa Battle; and other relatives and friends.

The Rev. Vaurice Chambers will officiate a graveside service at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010, in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends at 420 Kilby Avenue, Suffolk.

Crocker Funeral Home Inc. is handling the arrangements. Condolences may be extended to the family at