Dezza Lee Mills

Jul 12 2017
Dezza Lee Mills

Dezza Lee Mills began her life on May 4, 1926 and shared it with those who knew and loved her until she passed away on Friday, July 7, 2017
in Mount Vernon, OH at the age of 91 yrs. She was born to the late Minnie (Buchanan) and Rupy Capps in Chattanooga, TN where her dad was
working at the time. She was raised in Swannanoa, NC where she met the love of her life, Claude Mills in the 4th grade. They married in 1946
and moved to Ohio to start their life together. They were married for 67 years when he passed away in 2013. A graduate of Crossnore High
School, her time there was life changing and she maintained a strong connection to that exceptional school. She retired after 40 years
service from Nationwide Insurance Co. Floral design and crafts came naturally to her, it was a gift. She was an accomplished seamstress
and a perfectionist with anything she put her hands on. She devoted her life to the love and care of her family. She loved making a home
and had excellent taste,she was a giving person whose generosity knew no bounds. Her remaining family who loved her are daughter, Rebecca
(Russ) McBride; son, David Mills, Janet; grandchildren, Laurel (Gary) Foreman, Alisha (Michael) Wilhide, Judith (Bubba) Oliver, Zac (Shalagh) McBride, Hannah Mills, Samuel (Alyse) Mills, Micah Mills; great grandchildren, Kailee and Garrett, Claudia, Jesse, Cohen, Dakota, Bailey, Mackenzie, Adalynn, Tristan, Scarlett, Savannah, Silas. She was preceded in death by her 4 brothers. While we will miss her always, each of us have so many special memories of our time together. She loved her family and gave that love freely, spending time with them was what gave her the most joy in her life. She passed secure in the love of the Lord and her family, taken from this world, but not from our hearts. You can shed tears that she is gone or you can smile because she has lived. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 15, 2017 at Hunter Funeral Home with Bro. Gary Wilson
officiating. Visitation with the family will be from 1 p.m. till service time on Saturday. Interment will be at Jones Hill Cemetery in Watertown. HUNTER FUNERAL HOME is in charge of the arrangements.

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