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Mercedes Almeade Millington Dies

Mercedes Almeade Millington

Mercedes Almeade Millington, also known as “Mama” or “Cedes,” of D. Hamilton Jackson Terrace died on March 23.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Eureka Jackson; father, Ezekiel Millington; daughter, Neicia Millington; son, Delroy Millington; granddaughter, Renisha Millington; grandson, Tahmal Brinkley; sisters: Kathleen Lina and Dolores David; brother, Antonio Mason; and nephews: Tony Lima, and Ty David.

She is survived by her daughter, Stephanie Petersen-Brinkley; adopted daughter, Shermaine Fawkes; sons: Ronald, Ray Sr., Eric and Brian Petersen, and Troy Millington; adopted son, Arthur Petersen Jr. Ph.D.; granddaughters: Raenelle Thomas, Tinisha Petersen, Sherifa, Kealia, Tay, Alayna, Amandi, Erica and Naniesa Petersen, Khalisha Smith, Delisha Millington, Kerriise Richards, Latoya Greenaway and Jasmine Toussaint; grandsons: Andreas Miller III, Rascine and Rasheed Thomas, Ray Jr., Jayden, Devin and Jeremiah Petersen and Delroy Millington;

She is also survived by great-grandchildren: Reyquan Lewis, Ee’neicia Sanes, Ke’Nyla Herbert, Azarie, Anira and Any’sha Miller, Ne’Kiel Davis, Omani, Alahny and Shaynyra Gordon, Adonte Heskey, Ayvah Petersen, Kamiya, Rosai, Kascine and Amharie Thomas, Alarieon Thomas, Akeem, Akeel and Jahkeem Williams, Elijah, Arayian and Ariaiah Smith, Arrianna Ayoka, Na’Syria Howard, Declan Morris, Bernardis III and Le’Kaiyah Cruel, and Aiden and Keniise Pringle; sister, Sharon Christian; nieces: Lorraine Isles, Anita Lima, Raquel and Raven Christian; nephews: Geneo Lima, Austin David Jr., Rodney, Norman and Anthony Mason; great nieces: Christina and Noelle Johnson, Inarah; great nephews: Michael and Kyron Isles; daughters-in-law: Gretlyn Millington, Jerri Petersen and Maline Millington; son-in-law, Thomas Brinkley; and brother-in-law, Rafael Christian.

Other survivors include special friends: Marilyn Christian and the Fawkes family, Claudette King, Andre Petersen, Chaselyn Simmiolkjier, Petra Huggins, Jose Velasquez, Pedro Parrilla, Tavia Lang, Mildred Davis, Latonya Nesbitt, Jasmine Parrilla,  Bernardis Cruel Jr., Albertine Quinones and family, Denise Thomas and family, Sonia Langel and family, Wilma Gidharry and the Gidharry family, Henry and Nesbitt family,  Arlene Penn and the Vallarde family, Graham family, Knight family, David family, Cotto family, Sherry Hendrickson and family, Brenda Charles and family, and the entire Redbrick Community family; as well as  other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.

There will be a viewing held at 9:30 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10:30 a.m., Friday, April 26, at Holy Cross Catholic Church. Interment will be at Kingshill Cemetery.

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