Mildred Beatrice Garrison Mills was born on October 25, 1934 in Bobtown, Virginia to the late Edward and Pearl Snead Garrison. She departed this life on April 15, 2019 surrounded by her loving family.
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Mildred was educated in the public schools of Accomack County. She worked in the produce industry for many years. In her youth, she attended St. Paul A.M.E. Church with her family.
Mildred was united in holy matrimony with Thomas L. Mills, Sr. and they shared many years together until his demise. She loved her family and enjoyed cooking and spending time with them. Her home was always a welcoming place and she made certain that every visitor was fed.
Mildred was preceded in death by her parents; husband; siblings, Frank, Clarence, James, Alfonso, Leonard, Helen, Annie Pearl, Lena Horne, and Dorothy Mae; and a grandson, Antwine Mills.
She leaves to cherish fond memories: her children, Thomas Mills, Jr. of Craddockville, VA, Barbara Mills, Mildred Mills, Mable (Welton) Bailey, Jean Mills, all of Melfa, VA, and Angela (Kevin) Watson of Painter, VA; thirteen grandchildren; twenty-three great-grandchildren; one great, great-grandchild; one sister, Betsy West of DE; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.