Mildred Newton Dillard

April 13, 1929June 3, 2018

Mildred Newton Dillard, 89, passed away peacefully, Sunday June 3, 2018, at Westminster Canterbury of the Blue Ridge. She was born April 13, 1929, in Charlottesville to Robert and Vivian (Henshaw) Newton. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Jack Hamner Dillard; sisters Irene Adams and her husband William Adams, Edna Hildebrand and Audrey Pippin. Millie is survived by her daughter Lisa Brown and her husband Guy Brown of Charlottesville; son Charles Dillard and his wife Cynthia Dillard of Johns Island SC, son Robert Dillard of Charlottesville; grandchildren Walker Dillard of Charleston SC, Alicia Dillard of Johns Island SC, Sidra Dillard of Madison WI; nieces Tanya Adams of Charlottesville, Brenda Johnson of Crozet, Sandra Melton of Charlottesville, Heather Knight of Charlottesville, Susie Pearce of Fluvanna; nephews Michael Adams of Fluvanna, Jay Knight of Charlottesville, Colter Knight of Charlottesville; beloved brother-in-law Pete Hildebrand of Charlottesville. Millie graduated Lane High School; soon after married Jack and worked at Peoples Bank. She eventually devoted her energies to the children and managing the residential real estate properties she and Jack accrued over the years. She enjoyed flower gardening, playing tennis, spending winters in St. Croix, USVI and traveling abroad with Jack. In recent years her Yorkshire terrier “Josh” was a wonderful companion. The family wishes to thank the Westminster Canterbury of the Blue Ridge healthcare team and Hospice of the Piedmont for their care and compassion. The family will receive friends from 6-7pm on Wednesday June 6, 2018 at Teague Funeral Home. Church service and interment will be held at 11:00am Thursday June 7, 2018 at Grace Episcopal Church, 5607 Gordonsville Rd, Keswick VA.


  • Visitation Wednesday, June 6, 2018
  • Funeral Service Thursday, June 7, 2018

Mildred Newton Dillard

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Peadar & Pim Little

June 6, 2018

Millie was our dear next door neighbor for years in Keswick. We loved her and Jack very much. May they rest in the peace of the Lord forever.

Jay Knight

June 4, 2018

Lisa, Charlie, Robbie , Grand kids and family, Wanda and I are so sorry to have heard about the loss of your Mom. Our thoughts and prayers go out to each of you. There are so many memories that I have that include each of you as well as Jack and Millie. Growing up I loved coming out to Keswick for family gatherings. It was just a couple of weeks ago that Colter "Tom Pepper"asked me if I had the recipe for Jack and Millie's famous salsa. Wow is hard to believe that that Jack, Charlotte, John, June and now Millie have moved onto the next everlasting journey......preparing a way for each of us.

Our heart felt sympathy.