Mildred Blythe Lynn

Published 9:59 pm Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Mildred Blythe Lynn, 86, of Smithfield, Va., passed away Dec. 13, 2010. She was born in Southampton County, Va., the daughter of the late Ethel Womble Blythe and Collin Richard Blythe. She was predeceased by her husband, Lewis William Lynn, and a daughter, Debbie Lynn. She was a member of New Vision Worship Center.

Mildred is survived by her children, Brenda Wright and husband, George, Lewis Richard “Tom” Lynn and wife, Pat; Ann Long, all of Suffolk, Va., Patricia Jones and husband, Eugene, of Ivor, Va.; Connie L. Bryant and deceased husband, Jimmy, of Windsor, Va.; Donna Steeley and husband, Jack, of Chesapeake, Va.; brothers Carlton “Jigs” and Rudolph “Doodle” Blythe; 11 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010 at 11 a.m. at Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens Mausoleum with the Rev. Dennis Hughes officiating. Friends may join the family Wednesday night from 6 to 8 p.m. at Parr Funeral Home & Crematory and other times at the residence of the granddaughter, Connie and Tim Daughtrey. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society Isle of Wight Chapter c/o Lois R. Little, P.O. Box 659, Smithfield, VA 23431 or the New Vision Worship Center Building Fund at P.O. Box 1544, Suffolk, VA 23439. Condolences may be registered online at

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