New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | January 23, 2019

Margaret Lawson Mills

Margaret Lawson Mills, 92, of New Kent, passed away with her family by her side on March 11, 2018.

Margaret loved spending time with her family and was especially well-known for her delicious homemade pies.

Margaret was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Edward “Buster” Mills.

She is survived by her son, Monty Mills and wife, Marilyn; daughter, Linda Bryant and husband, Bobby; grandchildren Susan Milby, John Mills, Becky Davis, and Buster Bryant; brother, Clarence Lawson; sister, Edna Carter; 10 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

A funeral service was held on Wednesday, Mar. 14, 11 a.m. at Vincent Funeral Home, 417 11th Street, West Point. Interment followed at Pamunkey United Methodist Church Cemetery. Family received friends on Tuesday, Mar. 13, 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home, with an Eastern Star service beginning at 7 p.m.

Memorial contributions can be made to Pamunkey Church Memorial Association, 15821 Pamunkey Church Road, Lanexa, VA 23089. Tributes may be posted online at