Millicent Agatha Thompson Booker Hyattsville, Maryland Obituary

Millicent Agatha Thompson Booker

Millicent Agatha Thompson-Booker was born on May 7, 1932 in Georgetown, Guyana, to the late Hilda Majors and Rupert Thompson. On Tuesday, January 19, 2016 Millicent passed away peacefully at her home in Silver Spring, Maryland. She was married to the late Wilfred Booker for 60 years. Millicent was blessed with eleven children. Desiree, the late Andrew, Brenda, Juliet, Tessa, Paulette, Cidel, Nigel, Mark, Richard, and Maxine. Time and space do not permit us to extol the virtues of this phenomenal woman. Prior to immigrating to the United States, Millicent juggled several hats. She was a mother, a chef, a seamstress, a hairdresser, a businesswoman. She worked as a chef at Club Diabolique, Hotel Vedere, Sand Hills Restaurant, and the Pegasus Hotel, in Guyana. Cooking was her passion and was well known for her culinary skills. Her cooking legacy will continue to live on through MILLIE’s CUISINE – a catering service that her daughter established in honor of her. Millicent, was an amazing and caring person known for her joyful spirit and humorous nature. She was genuinely interested in helping others, and made a positive influence on the people she met. She will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend. Millicent exhibited integrity, strength, courage, and power. She was confident and capable of defending herself and her children in any situation. Given her candid distinctiveness, Millicent never withheld her tongue, wittiness, or boldness for anyone. On Sunday, May 8, 2011, Millicent was honored at the Guyanese Assisting In Development (GUYAID) Annual Mother’s Day Luncheon. Millicent came to Jesus Christ early in her life, and raised her children to know, love, and accept the Lord Jesus Christ. Her favorite saying was "It is wonderful to be in love with Jesus" She was certainly a Proverbs 31:10 woman “Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies”. Millicent leaves to celebrate her life and legacy her 10 children: Desiree, Brenda, Juliet, Tessa , Paulette , Cidel, Nigel, Mark, Richard , and Maxine; 25 grandchildren Shawndell, Nick, Naeem, Winette, Wendy, Wexler, Boaz, Berland, Melissa, Randell, Chaka, Johnny, Abigail, Jerry, Cidel, Colin, Tiffany, Joel, Ariel, Jania, Mariela, Andrew, Caleb, Malika, and Makeda; 24 great grandchildren: Liam, Jah-shawn, Kadijah, Hailey, Ericka, Josiah, Shawn, Shamar, Shane, Shamaree, Samerra, Dakota, Noah, Naomi, Rundell, Renae, Anjalie, Malachi, Micah, Madison, Seth, Storme, Samara and Jacob; cousins: the Bradshaws, Majors, Thompsons, and Adams; and many other relatives and friends. Arrangements by J.B. Jenkins Funeral Home, Inc.
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Millicent Agatha Thompson-Booker was born on May 7, 1932 in Georgetown, Guyana, to the late Hilda Majors and Rupert Thompson. On Tuesday, January 19, 2016 Millicent passed away peacefully at her home in Silver Spring, Maryland. She was married to the late Wilfred Booker for 60 years. Millicent was blessed with eleven children. Desiree, the late Andrew, Brenda, Juliet, Tessa, Paulette, Cidel, Nigel, Mark, Richard, and Maxine. Time and space do not permit us to extol the virtues of this phenomenal woman. Prior to immigrating to the United States, Millicent juggled several hats. She was a mother, a chef, a seamstress, a hairdresser, a businesswoman. She worked as a chef at Club Diabolique, Hotel Vedere, Sand Hills Restaurant, and the Pegasus Hotel, in Guyana. Cooking was her passion and was well known for her culinary skills. Her cooking legacy will continue to live on through MILLIE’s CUISINE – a catering service that her daughter established in honor of her. Millicent, was an amazing and caring person known for her joyful spirit and humorous nature. She was genuinely interested in helping others, and made a positive influence on the people she met. She will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend. Millicent exhibited integrity, strength, courage, and power. She was confident and capable of defending herself and her children in any situation. Given her candid distinctiveness, Millicent never withheld her tongue, wittiness, or boldness for anyone. On Sunday, May 8, 2011, Millicent was honored at the Guyanese Assisting In Development (GUYAID) Annual Mother’s Day Luncheon. Millicent came to Jesus Christ early in her life, and raised her children to know, love, and accept the Lord Jesus Christ. Her favorite saying was "It is wonderful to be in love with Jesus" She was certainly a Proverbs 31:10 woman “Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies”. Millicent leaves to celebrate her life and legacy her 10 children: Desiree, Brenda, Juliet, Tessa , Paulette , Cidel, Nigel, Mark, Richard , and Maxine; 25 grandchildren Shawndell, Nick, Naeem, Winette, Wendy, Wexler, Boaz, Berland, Melissa, Randell, Chaka, Johnny, Abigail, Jerry, Cidel, Colin, Tiffany, Joel, Ariel, Jania, Mariela, Andrew, Caleb, Malika, and Makeda; 24 great grandchildren: Liam, Jah-shawn, Kadijah, Hailey, Ericka, Josiah, Shawn, Shamar, Shane, Shamaree, Samerra, Dakota, Noah, Naomi, Rundell, Renae, Anjalie, Malachi, Micah, Madison, Seth, Storme, Samara and Jacob; cousins: the Bradshaws, Majors, Thompsons, and Adams; and many other relatives and friends. Arrangements by J.B. Jenkins Funeral Home, Inc.

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