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Barbara Mills

May 15, 1944 ~ February 25, 2022 (age 77)

Obituary

     Barbara Mills, age 77, earned her angels wings and is resting in the arms of Jesus.  She passed away on February 25, 2022 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie.  She was a resident of Pennville.

      Barbara was born on May 15, 1944, in Union City, Indiana, the daughter of Charles and Marie (Garringer) Burk.  She graduated from Union City Wayne High School in 1962 and married Phillip Mills, Sr. on October 20, 1961.  He passed away on July 5, 2013. 

      Barbara was a member of St Mary Catholic Church in Dunkirk and worked for the lab at Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie.  She also worked in patient care at Jay County Hospital and retired from Wal-Mart after 13 years.  Barbara enjoyed fishing, playing bingo, cookouts with family and her grandchildren and great grandchildren.  She loved her dog Annie.    

            Survivors include:

            2 sons:  Brian Mills (wife Chastity) – Portland

                         Todd Mills (wife Missy) – Portland

            1 sister:  Cheryl Bruner (husband Jim) – Portland

            Cousin/sister:  Treva Dotson – Dunkirk

            12 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren

            She was preceded in death by her husband, Philip, Sr., son, Philip Jr., sister Emma Joan Burk and  grandson, Jeffery Allen Mills. 

       Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 12-2 p.m. at Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral Home in Portland.  Services to celebrate Barbara’s life will follow at 2 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.  Burial will follow at Lawndale Cemetery, east of Ridgeville. 

       Memorials may be directed towards EverHeart Hospice. 

To send flowers to Barbara's family, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Wednesday
March 2, 2022

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Williamson, Spencer and Penrod Funeral Homes - Portland Chapel
208 N. Commerce
Portland, IN 47371

Funeral Service
Wednesday
March 2, 2022

2:00 PM
Williamson, Spencer and Penrod Funeral Homes - Portland Chapel
208 N. Commerce
Portland, IN 47371

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