Dorothy Jean Mills, 84, passed away on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at her home in Gray.
Born in Knox County, she was the daughter of the late Authur and Pauline Smith Medlin. Dorothy was a homemaker, Baptist by faith, and she loved cooking, and loved being with her family.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Frank Mills, and by two daughters, Donna Kay Mills and Frankie Mills.
Dorothy is survived by her children: Vivian Lawson, Ersie Rains, Thelma Trent, Marshall Mills, Marvin Mills, and Amy Mills; grandchildren: Bruce Steele, Ashley Lawson, Frank Rains, Jerry L. Rains, Eddie Trent, Josh Earls, Marvin Mills, John Mills, Jaclyn Hollins, and Cadance Mills; and numerous great-grandchildren, including special great-grandchildren John and Autumn Garland, all who mourn her passing.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 5, 2017, at Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home with the Rev. Claude Medlin officiating. Burial will be in the Mills Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from noon until 2 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home.
Messages may be written to the family at www.vankirkgrisellfuneralhome.com
Published on  March 1, 2017