Joe H. Mills
Posted By Sparta Live | August 7, 2008 12:00 am
Joe H. Mills, 89, of Sparta, passed away Aug. 1, 2008, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.
Mills was born Aug. 18, 1918, in Putnam County, to Dee Herchell Mills and Eliza Jane Judd Mills.
He had served 25 years as circuit court clerk of White County. Mills was also secretary/treasurer 30 years for White County Farmers Mutual Insurance. He was an active member of Sparta-White County Senior Center.
Mills was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Julia Ov Mills; and several brothers and sisters.
Survivors include two sons, Dennis Mills and wife Sherry Beth, of Sparta, Terry Mills, of Sparta; brother, George Willard Mills; sisters, Ruby Hiers, Sula Mae Pinger; grandchild, Tammy Radford; and great-grandchild, Brittany Radford.
Funeral service was 11 a.m., Aug. 4, 2008, at Thurman Funeral Home, with burial in Oak Lawn Cemetery. Bro. Jimmy Lindsey and Bro. David Copeland officiated.
Thurman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
At the family’s request, please make donations to the Junior League c/o Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, 2200 Children’s Way, Nashville, Tenn. 37232, in memory of Mills.