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Mildred Sykes White

July 16, 1925 March 27, 2019
Mildred Sykes White
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Obituary for Mildred Sykes White

DURHAM: Mildred Sykes White, 93, passed away on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at Treyburn Rehabilitation Center in Durham. She was born in Wake County to the late Milton and Oma Hurst Sykes. In addition to her parents, she was also predeceased by her husband, William C. White.

Ms. White is survived by her sons, John T. White, Joseph White (Barbara); daughters, Joyce W. Cates, Janet W. Blanks (Joel); grandchildren, Matthew Pearce (Emily), Amanda Ruff, Angela Combs (Allen), Amy Clough (Tony), John Michael White; step-grandchildren, Robin Dillehay, Joel Blanks II, Allen Blanks; and 16 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 28th at Clements Funeral Home in Durham. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, March 29th at Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park. The family invites friends to join them immediately following the graveside service in the Gathering Room at Clements Funeral Home.

The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. in Durham. Online condolences may be sent to

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6:00 PM 3/28/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 3/28/2019 8:00:00 PM
Clements Funeral Home

1105 Broad St.
Durham, NC 27705

Clements Funeral Home
1105 Broad St. Durham 27705 NC
United States

Funeral Service




1:00 PM 3/29/2019 1:00:00 PM
Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham

1105 Broad Street
Durham, NC 27705

Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham
1105 Broad Street Durham 27705 NC
United States

Cemetery Details


Woodlawn Memorial Park Final Resting Place

2107 Liberty St.
Durham, NC 27703

2107 Liberty St. Durham 27703 NC
United States

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