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Milton C. Eppes

Milton C. Eppes


6/24/1957 - 7/2/2011

Mr. Milton C. “Graveyard” Eppes, 54, of Crewe, VA, departed this life on Saturday, July 2, 2011 at Richmond Retreat Hospital after a brief period of illness.  He was the son of the late Frank and Daisy Eppes.  In addition, he was preceded in death by a brother, Lewis Campbell.
He was baptized at the age of 12 at the New Popular Mt. Baptist Church in Crewe, VA under the leadership of Rev. F. W. Montaque.  He demonstrated his Christian relationship and devotion to God through his love and respect for all.  He was a mild mannered, free spirited person who was always willing to lend a helping hand.  For many years, he worked faithfully for Nottoway County School System and Tyson Foods until declining health.
Milton is survived by one daughter, Tawana Scott and her mother, Gwen of Baltimore, MD; 6 grandchildren, Daijonique, Marchris, Mitchell, Jr., Michiah, Markea, and Melvin, Jr.; 7 sisters, Annie Lucille of Crewe, VA; Erma E. Spicely of Wilsons; VA; Daisy E. Taylor of Prince George, VA; Sarah E. Price of Blackstone, VA; Barbara E. Brown (Gregory) of Petersburg, VA; Shirley E. Robertson (Samuel) of Crewe, VA; Mary E. Anderson (Vincent) of Crewe, VA; 1 brother, Frank E. Eppes, Jr. (Patricia) of Burkeville, VA; 36 nieces and nephews, 63 great nieces and nephews; 7 aunts, Bernice B. Foster of Blackstone, VA; Josephine T. Campbell of Blackstone, VA; Annie B. Lewis Brown of Baltimore, MD; Janie L. Jennings of Victoria, VA; Ora L. Oliver (Clarence) of Richmond, VA; Alma L. Williams (Arthur) of Silver Spring, MD;  Margaret L. Jones (Norman) of Richmond, VA; 3 uncles, Griffin A. Lewis (Lula) of Windsor Mill, MD; Thurman W. Lewis (Joyce) of Ruther Glen, VA, and Richard E. Lewis of Crewe, VA;  and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral Services Friday, July 8, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at W.E. Hawkes & Son Funeral Home Chapel, Blackstone with interment in the New Poplar Mount Baptist Church Cemetery, Crewe.
W.E. Hawkes & Son Funeral Home of Blackstone in charge of arrangements.


Condolences

Lawrence F. Constantine

Petersburg
Friend of Daisy Taylor
Wednesday, July 06, 2011
 

Trcia and I are deeply saddened about your loss but know that Milton's legacy lives forever in his family. Our prayers and thoughts are with you.

Willie York

Chester
Co-worker to Sister Daisy Taylor
Wednesday, July 06, 2011
 

My deepest condolence to the family, may GOD continue to keep you all in this difficult time. GOD Bless you all. Willie York

cornelia giles

farmville,
friend of family
Thursday, July 07, 2011
 

MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS GOES OUT TO FAMILY,IT MAYBE A DARK CLOUD OVER THE FAMILY,BUT THE SUN WILL SHINE AGAIN.

Brendadine Lewis

Ettrick
Friend of Barbara Brown
Thursday, July 07, 2011
 

Sorry to hear about the loss of your brother. Will keep you and your family in my prayers.

JUDY FOWLKES

blackstone
FRIEND
Thursday, July 07, 2011
 

MY HEARTFELT CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY! YOU ARE ALL IN MY PRAYERS, GRAVY WILL ALWAYS LIVE ON IN MY HEART, THE THOUGHT OF THE TIMES WE SHARED TOGETHER BRING A SMILE TO MY FACE.

Mitzie Wilmoth

Chesterfield
friend of the family
Thursday, July 07, 2011
 

My thoughts and prayers are with you and yours during this difficult time. God's speed to you all. In Christian sister love, Mitzie Wilmoth