Mildred Ligon

Mildred Hall Ligon

Tuesday, February 12th, 1935 - Saturday, June 15th, 2019
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Mildred Hall Ligon, 84, of Salem, passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, June 15, 2019.

She was the daughter of the late Nellie and Luther Ratliff. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her beloved husband, Chester P. Ligon; stepson, Lewis Ligon; grandson, Joshua L. Wilson; four sisters; and four brothers.

She is survived by her sister, Lillian R. Woods of Salem; children, Patricia H. Wilson of Salem; Melinda S. Harris and husband, Wayne, of Floyd, and Michael E. Hall and wife, Susan, of Salem; grandchildren, Jason Wilson and wife, Tamara, Ben Seales and fiancée, Caroline Hollandsworth, Luke Harris and wife, Samantha, Brandon Harris and wife, Olivia, Sarah Hall, Jennie Mongan and husband, Quinn, Caroline Hall, and Jessica Hughett and husband, Charles; great-grandchildren, Ariana and Ella Wilson, Liam Mongan, and Eli and Chance Hughett; four step-grandsons; numerous nieces and nephews; and a very loyal companion, her dog Gracie.

Mildred was an accomplished upholsterer and owned her own upholstery business for many years. Her family and friends meant the world to her, and she loved them with all her heart.

A period of visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, from 12 Noon to 2 p.m. in the John M. Oakey & Son Chapel in Salem. A memorial service will begin at 2 p.m., also in the chapel, with Pastor Don Woodard and Marty Loyd officiating. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be expressed at
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, June 19th, 2019 | 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Wednesday, June 19th, 2019 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    John M. Oakey & Son Chapel
    305 Roanoke Boulevard
    Salem, Virginia 24153
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Memorial Service

    Wednesday, June 19th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Wednesday, June 19th, 2019 2:00pm
    John M. Oakey & Son Chapel
    305 Roanoke Boulevard
    Salem, Virginia 24153
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Pastor Don Woodard
    Marty Loyd


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Scott, Mary Ligon & Family

Posted at 09:46am
Our thoughts and prayers are with you, during this difficult time. Mildred will always be remembered for her kind and loving spirit.
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Joel and Judy Jones

Posted at 12:16pm
With our deepest sympathies
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Denise Prosnick

Posted at 10:04pm
I only met Aunt Mildred a few times. When we visited when I was in high school she was very kind to me and was gentle and seemed to notice I was nervous. Both she and Uncle Chuck were very welcoming that trip. To her other family, love and light be with you.

Nancy Jarrell

Posted at 03:10pm
Mildred was a very special beautiful lady inside and out!!!! I cherish the memories of her living next to us in Riner. She was always our Aunt Mildred. My Mom loved her so much. Patty, Melinda, Mike and family please know I am keeping you all in my heart, thoughts and prayers.

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