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Mildred V. Rountree

Mildred Virginia Rountree, 82, of Topping, passed away at home on October 14, 2008.

She was a native of Lexington, and had been a longtime Hampton resident before moving to Gates County, N.C., then to Topping in 2003.

Mrs. Rountree enjoyed cooking, sewing, crafts and, with her late husband, gardening, growing vegetables and bird watching. She will be remembered by many for her kindness and concern for others.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Willie Daniel Rountree, who passed away on May 26, 2008; and her son, Dennis Ray Rountree, who died on May 26, 2006.

She is survived by two daughters, Sheila Hudson and husband Ronnie of Topping, and Cathy Mays and husband Dennis of Fredericksburg; one brother, Earl McCullough of Newport News; four grandchildren, Brian Rountree, Danny Rountree and Lisa Mikus, all of Hampton, and Denise Brooks of Elizabeth City, N.C.; and five great-grandchildren.

Graveside services for both Mr. and Mrs. Rountree were held October 16 in Peninsula Memorial Park. Arrangements by Peninsula Funeral Home. 

posted 10.23.2008

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