Mildred Lacina Janet Hairston

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Mildred Lacina Janet Hairston was born on September 12, 1943, in Maybeury, West Virginia to the union of Samuel Henry and Iown (Cofer) Hairston.  She transitioned peacefully from this life at The Ohio State University Hospital on Sunday, February 19, 2023, at the age of 79.

Mildred was baptized, at an early age, at Mariah Baptist Church, in Maybeury, West Virginia.

She was employed by Owens Illinois (later known as Techneglas) and retired from her position after 32 years of faithful service. She enjoyed playing cards, having fun, and loved being with her family.

Mildred was preceded in death by her parents, and siblings; Freda Hairston, George Hairston, Velma Mae Bushner, and Garland Hairston Sr.

She leaves to cherish her memory, son; Johnny L. Hairston Sr. (Rochelle), daughter; Mechelle E. Hairston (John), sister; Diane Hairston Hughes and brother;  McGlenard Hairston Sr., all of Columbus, Ohio, eight grandchildren; Tiffany Smith, Johnny Hairston, Jr., Taylor Hariston, Tiana Smith, Joante’ Hairston, Taylor Hairston, Jaonne’ Hairston, Javin Hairston, and D.J. Hairston, nine (9) great grandchildren, special friend; Louise Thomas, and a host of other relatives and friends. 

Mildred will be sadly missed by everyone who knew and loved her.

Visitation 1:00 PM and Memorial Service 2:00 PM Saturday, March 4, 2023 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE EAST, 5456 E. Livingston Ave.

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  1. Sending my condolences to our family. Keeping the family in my prayer Sending lots of love and hugs

  2. Laureen : sending my condolences to my Family with lots of love and hugs love you Auntie you will be truly miss.

  3. My auntie…my heart….this one hurt. Rest easy my queen

  4. Family God blessed us with Auntie. She was the strength and courage of the Hairston Family. She was never afraid! With all that strength there was a deep since of love. Rest in a well deserved peace. Family, may God give you peace and grace.

    Auntie I’ll see you on the other side say Hi to Mae!

  5. My deepest condolences..You know I’m always here for you Brother.

  6. Johnny, this is Junior and I wanted to reach out and send my love and respect for you and your family. I am saddened to hear about your mother as l know how much she meant to you.

  7. Sending my condolences to the Family, I’m a long time friend of Johnny, and his family who lived in Eva, my prayers to family, much love,,,,,

  8. I’m from West Virginia, I put Eva, instead of WVa,, long time friend of family there,

  9. Lisa McClendon

    Sending my heartfelt condolences to You and the entire family in the loss of your beautiful mother ,

    Praying for Strength and Peace❤️

    God Bless ,

    Hugs and Kisses!!!

  10. Maria Thompson and Family

    Prayers and condolences to the Family ⚘️

  11. Ronald R. Browder

    Johnny, Mother and our entire family are praying for you and your family. We are asking God to grant you peace, understanding and grace during the loss of your Mother. In times like these we need an anchor, that anchor is Jeses Christ! Love to you and all the Family. Ronnie Browder

  12. Marlene Boozer

    I am sorry for the lost of your mother.. sending my condolences..and I am praying for the family ..

  13. John: With heartfelt condolences;
    Wishing you and your family PEACE and Comfort at this sorrowful time.
    Romans 15:13

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