Hestine Boyd Norwood Millikin
  • 86 years old
  • Date of birth: Aug 15, 1929
  • Date of passing: Jan 27, 2016
Let the memory of Hestine be with us forever

Hestine Boyd Norwood Millikin, 86, a longtime resident of Halifax County passed away Wednesday, January 27, 2016.

A native of Person County, she was the daughter of the late Leonard Boyd and Beatrice Pearl Elliott. She was a member of West Oxford Baptist Church and retired from nursing.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, January 30, 2016 at West Oxford Baptist Church by Wes Garner, Jr. Burial will be in Grassy Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

Surviving are three daughters, Linda N. Riggan (William) of Kittrell, Brenda Vaughan (James Edward) of Sevierville, TN, Carolyn Childers (Tony) of Raleigh, two sons, Charlie C. Norwood of Oxford, Dennis Ray Norwood of Norlina (Katherine), a sister, Gracie Napier of Semora, a brother, Bobby Boyd of Oxford, twelve grandchildren, twenty-four great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Charlie H. Norwood and Perry Millikin, a sister, Pauline Richards a brother, William Boyd and a granddaughter, Cari Lynn Murphy.

Flowers accepted or memorials can be made to West Oxford Baptist Church.

Visitation will be held Saturday, January 30, 2016 for 12:30 – 2:00 P.M. prior to the funeral service at West Oxford Baptist Church and at other times at the home of her son, Charlie Norwood.


Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Betty Norwood on 29th January 2016

"To the children of Hestine, she was a beautiful lady whom I had the honor of having as a Mother In Law  for 18 yrs. I loved her and will always cherish my memories of her. She was very special to me. I wish you all peace in your heart knowing that she is in a better place."

This tribute was added by Rachel Hawkins on 29th January 2016

"Carolyn, My heart is with you.  She seemed like a wonderful person and mother.  I did not realize she was from Person County ~  My thoughts are with you and your family.  Rachel"

This tribute was added by Debbie Simonton on 28th January 2016

"I am sad to hear of the loss of y'alls Mother, Ms Hestine! What a neat and unique lady that will be missed! Sending loving thoughts and prayers for he family!!!"

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