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Born: September 20, 1933

Place of Birth: Winston-Salem, NC

Death: July 21, 2012

Place of Death: Winston-Salem, NC

Occupation: Elementary School Teacher

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Hooper Funeral Home
Winston-Salem, NC

Virginia Blondell Mickens

September 20, 1933  -  July 21, 2012
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Life Legacy

Mrs. Virginia Blondell Rorie Mickens was born, September 20, 1933 in Winston-Salem, NC to the late Dennis and Cora Taylor Rorie. She attended the public schools, was a graduate of Winston-Salem State University (formerly Winston-Salem Teachers College), class of 1955 and was of the Baptist faith. Mrs. Mickens was a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and Sethos Court # 105, Daughters of Isis where she served as Past Commandress.
In addition to her parents Mrs. Mickens was predeceased by two brothers, Dennis Rorie, Jr. and Hubert Rorie; one sister, Evelyn Johnson. She departed this life Saturday July 21, 2012 at Forsyth Medical Center.

Surviving is her husband of the home, Thomas Mickens, Jr.; one daughter, Tammy Elvera Mickens; one son, Thomas (Audrey G.) Mickens, III; two grandchildren, Jemia H. Mickens and Shawntez M. Mickens; two great grandchildren; Jaivion L. Mickens and Terajai B. Mickens; two sisters, Cynthia Anthony and Bettye Whitaker, all of Winston-Salem, NC; several brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 pm Saturday, July 28, 2012 in the chapel of Hooper Funeral Home with Rev. Prince Raney Rivers, officiating. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:30pm-2:00pm at the funeral home.