Matilda Walker Mills
By Sparta Live | November 5, 2001 12:00 am
Matilda Walker Mills, 104, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, October 22, 2001.
Walker was the last of 13 children of Charlie and Cynthia Bowman Walker of Overton County.
She was a member of Brainerd Baptist Church and the Bethany Sunday School Class. Walker was a resident of Chattanooga for 78 years and retired from Miller Bro. company as a fur restylist. She continued her work at home past her 100th birthday.
Walker was preceded in death by her husband, Bertis Leo Mills, Sr. and two sons, Cecil Ray Mills and Charles Douglas Mills.
Survivors include two daughters, Dorothy Groner and Ruth Land; one son, Bertis Leo Mills, Jr. of Chattanooga; 13 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; several great-great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services were held Thursday, October 25, 2001, at 12 noon at Highland Cemetery. Rev. Carson Whitaker officiated.
Chattanooga Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
This information is courtesy of Hunter Funeral Home.