Mildred Mae Harvey, daughter of the late Mattie Harvey Moore, was born May 5, 1950 in Rocky Mount, NC. She peacefully departed from us on Thursday, June 25, 2020 at Howard University Hospital. She graduated from Enfield High School in 1971, where she excelled in Home Economics.
In 1971, she married Abscena Hunter and relocated to Washington DC, where she developed her love of cooking. This union produced three beautiful daughters, Dechanta Hunter, mother of Antione and Mariah; LaTasha Hunter, mother of Jaymison; and Jamice Hunter, mother of Kashmere.
In 1989, Mildred married Charles Byrd, a trustee at First Baptist Church of Marshall Heights in Washington, DC. She graciously joined her husband as a member of the congregation.
She is preceded in death by husband, Charles; three brothers, Otis, Arthur, and Wilbert Harvey.
She is survived by her children, grandchildren, and siblings Melvin Harvey (Becky) of Milwaukee, OR, Minnie Lawrence of New York City, NY, John Harvey (Thelma) of Enfield, NC, Earl Harvey (Debra) of Orlando, FL, Emma Gaither of San Antonio, TX, and Debrece Moore of Enfield, NC.
Her family and friends will always remember her as an excellent cook, who made the best sweet potato, coconut, and pecan pies.
Visitation will be from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm; service from 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm on Monday, July 6, 2020 at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Rd., Waldorf, MD. Interment will be private.https://youtu.be/wRrlDVVEHtY