Vasser Laska “Vassie” Milligan

Vasser Laska “Vassie” Milligan

Death 14 Jan 2001 (aged 88)
Burial Conway, Horry County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 33430075 · View Source
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Vassie `V.L.' Milligan Sr.

Vassie L. ``V.L.'' Milligan Sr., 88, died Sunday, Jan. 14, 2001, at home after an illness.

He was born March 13, 1912, in Horry County, a son of the late Jack and Callie Milligan .

He was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church. He fullfilled many positions within the church and was most recently the chairman of the deacons. He served for more than 60 years as a deacon. He was also a song leader and served on the cemetery committee.

Survivors include his wife, Mary E. Lewis Milligan of Conway; two sons, Roger Milligan of Chaska, Minn., and Vassie Milligan Jr. of Conway; eight daughters, Jerley Collins, Naomi Cathey and Berlene Chestnut, all of Conway, Sue Black of Spartanburg, Avis Stewart of Kernersville, N.C., Jackie Johnson of Sellers, Frances Smith of Fountain Inn, and Vernell Ercoline of Illinois; a brother, Daniel Frank Milligan of Conway; a sister, Lottie Cribb of Georgetown; 20 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson.

He was predeceased by two sons, Jack Daniel Milligan and Gene Crosby Milligan ; and two brothers, Marvin Milligan and Von Milligan .

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway Chapel.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Bethlehem Baptist Church. The Revs. Mike Kinlaw and Jerry Phillips will officiate. Burial will be in Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Bethlehem Baptist Church, 5201 S.C. 905, Conway, SC 29526.

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  • Maintained by: Barbara Milligan Rowe Elliott
  • Originally Created by: Patti Yourko Burns
  • Added: 31 Jan 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 33430075
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Vasser Laska “Vassie” Milligan (13 Mar 1912–14 Jan 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 33430075, citing Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery, Conway, Horry County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Barbara Milligan Rowe Elliott (contributor 47265731) .