On Monday, April 5, 2021, at age 98, Mildred S. Hinton was called home to be with the Lord with her daughter Martha by her side.
Mildred was born in Edgecombe County, NC on October 21, 1922. She moved to Norfolk, VA and raised her 6 son’s and 2 daughter’s in Bowling Park. She helped establish a Tutoring Program at the Bowling Park Recreation Center for the youth. She was a loyal member of the NAACP and a Disabled American Veteran Auxiliary Life member. Mildred was the ‘Feisty Lil Lady’ at the Shorewood Cove Senior Living in Norfolk, VA. She was one of the oldest and a longtime member of Second Calvary Baptist Church in Norfolk. There she was a loyal member of the Usher Board. She also served in the Sunday School, Vacation Bible School and on the housekeeping committee.
Mildred was predeceased by her husband Ulus June “Bo” Hinton, all of her siblings, The Stancil’s (Arthur, Rufus III, Dorn, Mary, Jay and Floyd), her daughter Barbara Jean Hinton, son-n-law William “Bill” Holmes and 4 grandchildren (Christine Hinton, Baylor Holmes, Wanda Holmes and Robin Hinton Givens)
The Matriarch of the ‘Mildred Hinton clan’, she leaves behind a huge family: Son June (Regina) Hinton, Grandchildren: Karen (Joe) Cross, Ernest “Lil Hint” Hinton, Christopher Hinton Tommy (Jackie) Hofler (4 great-grands and 1 great-great grand) Daughter Martha Holmes, Grandchild Sarah Lynne, (6 great-grands, 20 great-great grands) James “BoBo” (Joanne) Hinton, Grandchildren: Michael, Staci, Jamila (Marvin) Hinton Charles, Jamaal and Julius (Kelly), (19 great-grands) Raymond “Tyehimba” (Rita) Hinton, Grandchild Toni (George) Lynch (4 great grands) Grandchild Phobe (Lemel) Robinson, (6 great grands and 5 great-grea tgrands) Linwood “Frank” (Valarie) Hinton Larry “Cook” Hinton Lance Levell (Tamara) Hinton, Grandchildren Brandon and Jordan (1 great grand) Niece Mary (Joe) Battle Summerville, (great niece Tracie)
SHE WILL TRULY BE MISSED!