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Millicent Wilson Boone


Sunrise: October 4, 1957

Sunset: November 29, 2019

Millicent “Mill” Boone was called to eternal life on Sunday, November 24, 2019 in Portsmouth, VA . She was born on October 4, 1957, to the late Melvin C. Wilson, Sr. and Annie Bell Wilson.

She was native of Chesapeake, VA where she graduated from Great Bridge High School. She was employed many years in the environmental service field at Sentara Healthcare, CHKD, and Chesapeake Public Schools. She was a selfless individual and would help anyone that was in her presence.  She was a well-loved person who will be missed dearly.

She was predeceased by her father, Melvin C. Wilson, Sr.; mother, Anne Bell Wilson; and twin brother, Melvin C. Wilson, Jr.

Millicent leaves to cherish her memory, a loving significant other of 25 years, Len K. Gibbs; son, Dmitri Boone, Sr. (Mauri); daughter, Deja Boone; brothers and sisters, Debra White (Walter), Elijah Vaughan (Patricia), Virginia Mills (Sterling), Kenneth Wilson, McClinton Wilson (Margo), Mildred Askew, and Melvina Perry;  three grandchildren, Dmitri Boone, Jr., April Langston, and Jordan Langston; and four great-granddaughter,  Treniya Jennings, Treasure Boyd, Tanyla Jennings, and Yasmine Boone; and along with a host of aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces, cousins, and friends.

Viewing Tuesday, December 3, 2019 Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Wednesday, December 4, 2019 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Berkley Chapel

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    Lamont aka rik Simmons says

    My deepest sympathy goes out to family, friends. colleagues and neighbors on the passing of the beloved Millicent. She is sorely missed.

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    GREGORY E COUCH says

    i saw an angel come down from heaven the key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand. i am pray for the family .

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    Nicole says

    Ma Millicent, my heart is heavy right now, I keep asking myself ” why her?” but I know the answer to that lies deep within my soul, a soul that you have touched from our initial meeting and beyond with your sunray like smile and contagious laughter. Although I will miss your physical presence, I know that you have left your legacy of love, acceptance,strength, and understanding behind, you will remain living in our hearts. Everytime I see even a glimpse of sunshine peeking at me amongst cloudy days, I will be reminded of your smile. Thank you for being an awesome grandmother to all three of my children, I will forever be grateful that God crossed our paths. I love you always and forever. 💟💟

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    Charlie Peppers, Jr. says

    Death leaves a heartache, no one can heal, Love leaves a memory no one can steal. No amount of words can express the pain that we all are going through. We are sending you love and prayers and hope that you will find the strength during this darkest times. The Love and Joy that Millicent has brought to us all will never be forgotten. We will be holding on to those memories and know that they are always with us.

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    Doris Wingate and Family says

    To the Boone and Wilson family may it comfort you to know our thoughts and Prayers are with you keep the Beautiful memories of Millicent in your heart as you remember the 23rd Psalm Kings James version. Love you Doris wingate and family

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    Roderick Smith says

    Praying for the family may you rest in Heaven

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    U-PLAY USA, LLC says

    Dmitri,
    We are deeply saddened by the loss of your Mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

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    Angela & Helen says

    Sorry for your lost you are in our prayers, may God continue to shower your family with love and blessings.

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    Angela V Alston says

    To Eligah,,We barkeep you and family in our prayers
    Helen &Angela

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    DEBBIE E PEPPERS says

    FAMILY,
    At a time when words are hard to find…Please know you’re in our thoughts and prayers. “May God’s unfailing love be our comfort.”
    Sincere Condolences,
    Debbie E Peppers, RVA

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    Tonya Gibbs says

    Remembering the time you took me in and loved me as your own!! So many wonderful memories we shared together!! You will truly be missed Mill!! Praying that the peace of God will surround, comfort and uplift the family during this difficult time!! Love you’ll

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    Beulah Dawson says

    To my family; the Wilsons. My heart was sadden to hear the passing of my childhood friend Millicent. As you all know we grew up together. Everything happens for a reason. We don’t always understand why, but the Lord knew best. I didn’t make the funeral for I’ve been very sick. I love y’all so much and will continue to pray for the family. I hope to see you soon. With much love and admiration Beulah Dawson.

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