Mildred Anna Fentress1

F, #33360, b. Jun 4, 1923, d. Mar 17, 2015
Father*Alonza Elzie Fentress Jr.1 b. Jul 11, 1894, d. Aug 15, 1963
Mother*Hattie Maude Abbott1 b. Sep 8, 1894, d. Oct 17, 1981


Floyd Preston Light Jr. b. Jun 11, 1919, d. Oct 7, 2007

Chronological Events

Birth*Jun 4, 1923 Mildred Anna Fentress was born on Jun 4, 1923 at Portsmouth, City of Portsmouth, Virginia, United States.1 
 She was the daughter of Alonza Elzie Fentress Jr. and Hattie Maude Abbott.1 
Marriage*Dec 25, 1940 Mildred Anna Fentress married Floyd Preston Light Jr. on Dec 25, 1940 at Baltimore, Maryland, United States.1 
Death*Mar 17, 2015 Mildred Anna Fentress died on Mar 17, 2015, at age 91 at Portsmouth, City of Portsmouth, Virginia, United States.2 
ObituaryMar 18, 2015  OBITUARY: Portsmouth - Mildred Anna Light, 91, passed away Tuesday, March 17, 2015. She was born in Portsmouth to the late Alonzo and Maude Fentress. She retired from Norfolk Naval Shipyard and was an avid Redskin Fan. She is predeceased by her husband of 67 years, Floyd P. Light.

The family wishes to extend a special thanks to the staff and her friends at Mayfair House and Maryview Hospital for all the compassionate care.

A funeral service will be held 1 P.M. Friday, March 20, at Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel by the Rev. Tom Potter. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday from 6 8 P.M.

Published in The Virginian Pilot - Mar. 18, 2015.2
Burial*Mar 20, 2015 She was buried on Mar 20, 2015 at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Chesapeake, City of Chesapeake, Virginia, United States, Find A Grave Memorial# 54240426.3 


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