Mildred Delores Jeter Loving, went home to be with her Heavenly Father on Friday, May 2, 2008. She was home surrounded by her family.
Mildred was born July 22, 1939 to the late Theoliver ''Jake'' Jeter and Musiel Byrd Jeter in Caroline County, Virginia.
Mildred attended public schools in Caroline County. She joined St. Stephens Baptist Church at an early age.
Mildred was married on June 2, 1958, to the late Richard Perry Loving. From this union, three children were born, Sidney, Donald and Peggy. The love she had for her family and home put her through trials and tribulations, but she persevered.
Mildred was recognized by the ACLU and received a Human Rights Award in 1992.
Mildred was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Loving and son, Donald Loving.
Mildred leaves to cherish her memory, a devoted and loving daughter, Peggy Fortune of Central Point, Va; her loving son, Sidney Jeter(Mary) of Tappahannock, Va; daughter-in-law, Kathi Loving of Woodford, Va; eight grandchildren, Michael, Mark(who was especially devoted to her), Eugenia, LaTasha, Sylvia, Sterling, Donald II and Tracy(who was very special to her); eleven great-grandchildren; two brothers, Douglas Jeter(Ida) of Milford, Va and Lewis Jeter(Eileen) of Clinton, Md; one sister-in-law, Margarett Cropper of Milford, Va; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other family members; special friends, Joan Ware, Dannetta Coleman, Shirley Johnson, Leslie Houser and Phyllis Jeter.