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IN LOVING AND LASTING MEMORY

Ms. Precious Dimekia McIlwain

 

VIEWING:              Tuesday, August 28, 2018

                   Time:   12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

 

SERVICE:              Wednesday, August 29, 2018

                   Time:   12:00 PM

                               at Greater New Life Apostolic Church

                               5740 Robinson Ferry Road

                               White Plains, VA 23893

                               Bishop Elizabeth Bagley, Pastor

 

INTERMENT:         RZUA Headquarters Cemetery

                               Rocky Branch Road, LaCrosse, VA

MS. PRECIOUS DIMEKIA MCILWAIN, daughter of Katrinka Smith and Matthew McIlwain was born August 10, 1997 in Mecklenburg County, VA and departed this life August 20, 2018 in Carolinas Medical Center, Lancaster, SC.

Precious was a member of Greater New Life Apostolic Church, White Plains, VA where she was a member of the Youth Choir.

She was a 2015 graduate of Park View Senior High School.  Upon graduation she became employed by KFC Inc. and Southern Textiles in South Hill, VA.  She loved working, shopping for shoes and clothes and spending time with family and friends.  Precious was the type of person that would do anything for anybody and she will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Precious leaves to mourn her mother- Katrinka (Willie Bugg) Smith, South Hill, VA; father- Matthew (Zina) McIlwain, Lancaster, SC; nine siblings- Tristen, Jaheem, Leshia and Cieria Smith, all of South Hill, VA;  Matthew (Tabitha) Stevens, Kameka (Markees) Colbert, ChiQuita (Shaun ) Bennett, Kewain  and Porsha McIlwain all of Lancaster, S.C.; grandmother- Elaine Smith, South Hill, VA.; four uncles- Anthony Smith, Leon, Carey (Janell), and Bruce McIlwain; four aunts- Patricia Grier, Terry Harris, Sharon (Berlin) Benson and Pamela (Cris) McClinton; great aunts- Yvonne Jackson, Doretha Smith and Alma Jones; great uncle- Herbert Alexander, Jr.; devoted friends- Marko Smith and Lamorrison Peay and a host of cousins and friends.

 



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  • Sunday, August 26, 2018
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Feggins FH
  • Monday, August 27, 2018
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
    ~ American Buildings Company Team   La Crosse, VA
  • Monday, August 27, 2018
    my precious little Precious although tomorrow will start without you your memory will live on each and every day in my heart go on take your rest. May God bless and keep this family in the palm of his hand an strenghten them until they are strong again
    ~ carolyn hicks   chase city, VA
  • Monday, August 27, 2018
    Weeping may endure for the night, but ( joy) comes in the morning. (Psalm 30:5) You may now R.I.P.
    ~ Cleveland Feggins   South Hill, VA
  • Saturday, September 08, 2018
    I know your hearts are heavy currently but please accept my deepest sympathy. I wanted to share something with your family that was shared with me to help me copy with the loss of a loved one. This is it "Never forget your loved one is in the memory of our Heavenly Father, the one who promises to restore life to our loved ones in the resurrection (John 5:28 & 29). This hope was made possible by the God of love who sent his son to die for us (John 3:16). The resurrection of our loved ones tells us a lot about God's love and underserve kindness. What a joyous and delightful time it will be when the family and friends of Ms. McIlwain will welcome her back to life in the RESURRECTION. May the words of Hebrews 6:9-11 comfort all of Ms. McIlwain's family and friends.
    ~ Jasper S Perry   Warrenton, NC
  • Friday, October 19, 2018
    Our hearts aches in knowing you are mourning the recent loss of your dear loved one. We hope you can find comfort in the words found in Holy writing, in Psalms 9:9 which reads: “ 9 Jehovah will become a secure refuge for the oppressed, A secure refuge in times of distress.” Our loving God cares about us and is ready to bring us comfort if we allow him (1John 5:14). He also has made the SURE promise of a resurrection RIGHT HERE ON EARTH when it is restored into a beautiful paradise. See and imagine yourself welcoming back to life your dear loved one? Find out more about this resurrection online at JW.ORG
    ~ R&R Lopez