Cleo Delta “Ducky” <I>Walker</I> Mills

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Cleo Delta “Ducky” Walker Mills

  • Birth 20 Aug 1917 Egeria, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
  • Death 4 Apr 1987 Beckley, Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA
  • Burial Egeria, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 115089892

Married James Lowell Mills in 1935, later divorced. James is buried in the Mills Cemetery in Egeria, West Virginia.
Their six children are:

1. James Lowell Mills, Jr., born in 1936
2. Kyle Dean Mills, born in 1938
3. Charles E. Mills, born in 1940
4. Richard Keith Mills, born in 1942, died 2010 (?), his ashes are buried at his mothers headstone
5. David Byrl Mills, born in 1947
6. Denzell R, Mills, born in 1948, killed in Vietnam, October 16, 1967, buried in Newfane, NY. His name appears on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, DC. There is also a bridge named for him and his cousin Larry R. Hatcher on Rt. 19 over the West Virginia Turnpike at Egeria Rd.

"Ducky" was such a wonderful person. When we had family reunions in Egeria every July, she would go around with pots and pans banging them together to wake everyone up. Once she was walking around with a cabbage leaf covering her head, Whenever someone was having a disagreement with someone else, she would hand them each a jug and make them go together down to the spring over the side of the mountain to get water for the campsite. By the time they came back things would be patched up. I miss her laugh and smile.

Ducky had the following siblings:
1. Glady Ruth Walker Agee (1904 - 1981)
2. Loie Lendel Walker (1906 - 1960)
3. Lamer Lynett Walker (1908 - 1963)
4. Gladys R. Tilley (1910 - 1977)
5. Cleo Delta Walker Mills (1917 - 1987)
6. Vicy Vando Walker (1920 - 1986)
7. Rachel Louise Walker Hatcher (1922 - 2006)
8. Vessie Verco Walker (1925 - 2001)
9. Rebecca Lee Walker (1928 - 1929


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  • Created by: BeVera
  • Added: 7 Aug 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 115089892
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Cleo Delta “Ducky” Walker Mills (20 Aug 1917–4 Apr 1987), Find A Grave Memorial no. 115089892, citing Agee Cemetery, Egeria, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by BeVera (contributor 48191712) .