Mildred Dixon Brinkley Payne(1924 - 2014)

Mildred Dixon Brinkley Payne

Chesapeake - Mildred Dixon Brinkley Payne, born February 12, 1924, in Chatham County, NC, passed away January 13, 2014, under the compassionate care of Chesapeake Health & Rehab Center. Mildred was the 4th child of 8 born to Christine and Daniel Dixon. She grew up in Princess Anne County and graduated from Creeds High School.

She was a loving mother, homemaker and always a devout Christian. Mildred enjoyed God's gift of colors throughout her lifetime from her job tinting portraits at Ames & Brownley, to coloring with her children and grandchildren, seeing a rainbow on the beach, or wearing her favorite color pink.

Survivors include her brother Dan Dixon and wife Nancy; son Brian Brinkley and wife Sandy; daughters Betty Robbins and husband Tommy; Marie Harrison and husband Frosty; Patsy Shaw; Kathy Brinkley, and Janet Moyer and husband Ed; 16 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.

A funeral service officiated by Pastor Kevin Ritter will be held Saturday, January 18, at 11 a.m. at Rosewood-Kellum Chapel, 601 N. Witchduck Road, Virginia Beach, VA. You may offer your condolences at

Funeral Home

Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home
601 North Witchduck Road Virginia Beach, VA 23462
(757) 671-1717

Published in The Virginian Pilot on Jan. 16, 2014