April 12, 1930 ‒ June 01, 2014
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Betty Mills, age 84, of Old Mansfield Road, Mount Vernon, passed away on Sunday, June 1, 2014 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. She was born on April 12, 1930 in Columbus, Ohio to the late James A. and Alice (Dildine) DeVore. Betty was a graduate of Fredericktown High School and later received her nursing degree from the School of Nursing at Pennsylvania Hospital. Betty worked as a nurse for Mercy Hospital in Mount Vernon and for Dr. Edward Blackburn in Fredericktown.
She is survived by her three daughters, Cheryl (Roger) Stricker of Mount Vernon, twins, Brenda (Ron) Them of Columbus and Andy (Tom) Harb of Dublin, four grandchildren, Allyson (Ryan Spencer) Stricker, Scott (Stacy) Savage, Matt (Lindsey) Them and Natalie Burbacher, step grandchildren, Sarah Harb and Tom Harb, great grandchildren, Daniel Stricker, Brevin, Tate, Boston and Baylor Savage, Nathan Harding, Drew Burbacher and Aiden Them, beloved cousin, Mary and Junior Mauer of Dundee, Ohio.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Encil Mills and her son, Kevin Mills.
A graveside service will be held on Friday at 10:30 a.m. in Forest Cemetery in Fredericktown. Pastor John Bryant will be officiating. The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Betty Mills.
The Mills girls request that contributions in Betty’s name be made to the Knox County Career Center School of Practical Nursing Eleanore Swanson Fund, or as always, a simple hug or well wish for the family.
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