Board, Mildred Thompson

Mildred Thompson Board, age 87, of Christiansburg, VA went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017.


She attended the Harbor of Hope Church in Christiansburg. Mildred was very supportive of her husband who has been in the ministry for 60 years having played the piano, organ, sang, and taught Sunday school for many years. She loved her family dearly and was a proud mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She enjoyed cooking, attending family functions, and going out to eat with her soul mate. She had a special talent of growing orchids and African violets.

Mildred was preceded in death by a son Freddie Lee Board, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.J. Thompson, three sisters, and three brothers.

Mildred is survived by her husband of 68 years, Dewey Layne Board of Christiansburg; her children, Rev. Stephen L. Board of Christiansburg, Patricia Board Aker and husband Randell of Ft. Chiswell, Donnie R. Board and wife, Cindy of Radford, Rebecca Board Underwood of Christiansburg, Donna Board McGrady and husband, Kevin of Christiansburg; eleven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at the Harbor of Hope Church in Christiansburg, today, Nov. 29, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastors Leon Alley, Wayne Poston, Craig Reed, and son, Rev. Stephen Board.

Interment will follow at the Appalachian Conference Cemetery in Dublin, VA. The family received friends on Nov. 28, 2017 at the Harbor of Hope Church.

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