Naomi Ruth Mills, 85, passed away peacefully Sunday at Spring Arbor, Apex, NC. Boots is absent from the body, present with the Lord, 2 Corinthians 5:8.
“Boots” was born in Egger, AR to Jesse and Emma Hilton. She was a graduate of Dumas High School, Texas, class of 1944. On August 26, 1946 she married Jack Hugh Mills in Dumas. She was a member of First Baptist Church where she was a longtime Sunday School teacher and volunteer. She loved and supported the youth program there and also was very involved in the ministry to the Laotians and other missions.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and one sister, Sarah.
Survivors include: two sons, Danny Mills and wife, Mary Susan of Cary, NC; Paul Mills and wife Cathy of Franklin, Tenn.; five grandchildren, Melissa, Pamela, David, Joanna and Riley.
Memorials may be made to Amedisys Hospice Care, 220 New Fidelity Court, Garner, NC 27529.