Mrs. Mildred L. Simes, 67, of Warren County, departed this life on Wednesday, Aug. 7, at Duke Raleigh Hospital in Raleigh. Funeral services will be conducted on Tuesday, Aug. 13, at noon at Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church in the Oakville community of Macon. The Rev. Charles Faulcon, pastor, will officiate, and burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Mildred leaves to cherish her memory: three sons, Calvin (Marcia) Alston of Hope Mills, Anthony (La’Shaunda) Simes of Winston-Salem and Desmond (Patrice) Simes of Greensboro; one brother, Larry Alston of Wilmington; grandchildren, Jeremiah, Aaron, Antonio, La’Shaun, Desiree, Monique, La’Niya, Jamon and Desmond (DJ); three great-grandchildren; one aunt, Girtha Alston; one uncle, Ira Alston; four sisters-in-laws, Mamie, Ernestine, Ada and Pearl; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

She may be viewed on Monday, Aug. 12, from noon until 6 p.m. in the chapel of Boyd & Royster Funeral Services of Warrenton. Online condolences may be made at