Joyce E. Mills, 69, of Marshall, died Friday, Dec. 7, 2007, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2007, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall, with William W. Harlow officiating. Visitation will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be held in Sunset Gardens Cemetery in Marshall. Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association. Online condolences may be sent www.campbell-lewis.com.
Born May 30, 1938, in Marshall, she was the daughter of the late James R. Gibson and Opal V. Sims Gibson. On June 25, 1955, she married Charles E. Mills, who survives of the home. She had lived in Marshall her entire life and was a homemaker. She was a Baptist.
Additional survivors include three sons, Charles R. Mills, James E. Mills and Russell W. Mills, all of Marshall; two daughters, Deborah A. Bushnell and Patricia J. Smithey, both of Marshall; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one sister, Zella Blackwell of Marshall; one brother, Junior Gibson of Marshall; and nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one grandson, Calvin Mills; one sister, Mary McDonnell; and two brothers, J.R. Gibson and Leroy Gibson.