Originally created 01/19/99

Ms. Patricia Milikin



LEXINGTON, S.C. -- Ms. Patricia Rhea Milikin, 40, died Saturday, Jan. 16, 1999, at Aiken County Hospital.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, Adel, Ga., with the Revs. Jimmy Smith and Darrell Miller officiating.

Ms. Milikin, a native of Carrollton, Ga., was a graduate of Burke Academy, Waynesboro, Ga., and Tri County Technical College, Clemson. She was a registered nurse at Lexington Medical Extended Care Center and a former employee of Richard Campbell Nursing Home, Anderson.

Her family said, "Rhea was always smiling. She took more enjoyment in living than anyone we knew, and she loved her family and friends deeply."

Survivors include her mother, Elizabeth "Betty" Giddens Milikin Christian, Hephzibah; her stepfather, Don Christian, Hephzibah; a brother, Andrew Milikin, Columbia; a sister, Zelda Howell, Lexington; and her paternal grandmother, Helen Milikin, Okeechobee, Fla.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Boone-Lipsey Funeral Home, Adel.