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Mary "Mickey" Milham

August 15, 1934 — December 17, 2021

Mary "Mickey" Milham

Mary “Mickey” Milham, 87 of Hamlet, North Carolina was born August 15, 1934. She died peacefully on December 17th, 2021 surrounded by her loving family. Nanny, as she was affectionately known, was preceded in death by her husband, Richard “Doc” Milham Jr. to whom she was happily married for 42 years. She is also preceded in death by her parents, the late John Franklin and Essie Greene Brigman, her brothers Howard Brigman, Richard “Dinky” Brigman, Robert “Bob” Brigman, and brother-in-law William “Bill” Goodman along with her sister-in-law Mary Brigman.


Mickey was employed with Hamlet Hospital in medical records for many years. Her favorite hobbies included cooking and tending to grand and great grandchildren. Mickey was a wonderful caretaker and spent countless hours caring for family members and friends, especially children. She was a long-time member of All Saints’ Episcopal Church and loved her church family dearly.


Surviving are her daughter Kathy M. Shelley and husband Greg, grandson Ricky Shelley and wife Catherine, and granddaughter Katy Haywood and husband Wyatt. Mickey’s heart was her four great-grandchildren Ella and Rhett Shelley, and  Easton and Ally Haywood. Also surviving are Mickey’s sister Pat Goodman, and brother John “Toady” Brigman, sister-in-laws Golda Brigman, Martha Brigman, and Geraldine Brigman and numerous nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews, and great-great nieces and nephews along with cousins and extended family members.


The service will be held at All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Hamlet on Sunday, December 19th at 2:00 pm with burial to follow at Richmond County Memorial Park .


Memorials can be made to All Saints’ Episcopal Church. 



Services entrusted to Carter Funeral Home of Rockingham.

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Funeral Service

Sunday, December 19, 2021

Starts at 2:00pm (Eastern time)

All Saints Episcopal Church

217 Henderson Street, Hamlet, NC 28345

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