Mildred Roberts Holland Faison

Published 1:42 pm Friday, July 26, 2013

Franklin – Mildred Roberts Holland Faison, 74, passed away July 24, 2013 at Sentara Obici Hospital. She was born December 21, 1938 in Suffolk, a daughter of the late Charlie Simms and Thelma C. Roberts Holland. She was also predeceased by “the love of her life,” her husband, Glenn Kilbourn Faison. Mildred was a member of Franklin Congregational Christian Church and had retired from OB/GYN Physicians in Franklin. Mildred was a determined and independent lady who is remembered by her family for her story telling, friendship and the unconditional love she provided.

She leaves to cherish her memory two daughters, Marsha F. Edwards and husband, Kenny, of Zuni, Wanda F. Blythe and husband, Andy, of Courtland; one sister, Nancy H. Edwards and husband, Earl, of Franklin; four grandchildren, Andrew Tyler Blythe and wife, Crystal, April Nicole Blythe, Elyse Lynn Edwards, Zachary Adam Edwards and one great-grandson, Logan Nicholas Banks.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 PM Saturday, July 27, 2013 at Wright Funeral Home with the Rev. Randall Wright officiating. Interment will follow at Rosemont Cemetery, Sedley. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 6 to 7:30 pm. Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made in Mildred’s memory to the American Cancer Society.