- Category: Obituaries
- Published on 30 October 2013
- Written by Mount Vernon Optic-Herald
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Funeral services for Donald Royce Mills, age 75 and Sara Jan Mills, age 75, both of Jessieville, Ark., will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013 at the First United Methodist Church in Mount Vernon. Burial will be in the Cypress Cemetery.
Mr. Mills was born Feb. 6, 1938, to Cullen “Watermelon” Mills and Ruth Mills. Mrs. Mills was born Sept. 28, 1938 to Ronald Parnell and Opal Parnell. They graduated as members of the Mount Vernon High School class of 1956 and married on Dec. 27, 1956.
They died on Monday, Oct. 28 in Arkansas. They are preceded in death by a son, Jonathan Mark Mills. He is preceded in death by two sisters, Barbara “Sissy” Hicks and Neva Greives
They are survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Melinda Ruth and Ed Losey and a granddaughter, all of Jessieville, Ark. Mr. Mills is survived by a brother, William “Bubs” Mills of Fort Worth; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Shirley and Ron Davis of Plano, Mary Ruth Mills of Plano, and Kathy and Ronnie Moore of Mount Vernon. She is survived by two brothers and a sister-in-law, Mike and Sara Parnell and Pat Parnell.
Pallbearers will be nephews, Ruben Mills, Wyndham Boulter, Trey Miliken, Robert Moore, Archie Parnell, and brother-in-law, Ronnie Moore.