|Birth: ||Jul. 20, 1859|
|Death: ||Mar. 26, 1929|
Decatur Daily Democrat, Adams County , Indiana; Tuesday, March 26 1929
LEWIS C. MILLS EXPIRES TODAY - Retired Farmer and Livestock Dealer Dies at Home in Monroe
Lewis C. Mills, 69, retired farmer and livestock dealer, died at 7:30 o'clock this morning, March 26, 1929, at his home in Monroe. Death was due to high blood pressure and a complication of diseases.
Mr. Mills was a son of Samuel and Magdalena Bender Mills and was born in Wells County, July 20 1859. He was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church at Monroe , having been converted under the ministry of Rev. E. L. Jones. Mr. Jones (sic) was married to Hattie J. Andrews April 28 1894. Six children were born to this union, four of whom survive. They are Mrs. Grover Oliver** and Mrs. Frances Harvey of Monroe , and Mrs. Albert Beery and Mrs. Harold DeVor of Decatur. One daughter, Mrs. John Dickerson, and one son, Sylvester, are deceased. Mr. Mills was the father of three children by a former marriage also. They are Mrs. Dessie Crowl, of Lyons, Kansas, and Mrs. J. W. Andrews of Monroe, and Douglas Mills, deceased.
In addition to the widow and children, Mr. Mills is survived by two brothers, Sylvanus of Fremont, Mich., and Sylvester of near Bluffton; and one sister, Mrs. B. F. Sowards of Tocsin.
Funeral services will be held at the Methodist Church in Monroe at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon, with the Rev. E. M. Foster officiating. Burial will be made in the Decatur Cemetery .
Decatur Daily Democrat
26 MAR 1929
Hattie J. Andrews Mills (1871 - 1957)
Douglas Mills (1886 - 1908)*
Martha J. Mills Dickerson (1895 - 1927)*
Marvel Mills Beery (1901 - 1986)*
Minnie Mills DeVor (1906 - 1947)*
Created by: JC
Record added: Oct 17, 2009
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