Name: Melissa Lue Ora (Green) Mills
From: Paxton Record, Paxton, Illinois
Date: Sunday, September 15, 1985
Melissa Lue Ora Mills, 95, a resident of the Ford County Nursing Home at
Paxton, formerly of Gibson City, died at 12:25 a.m. yesterday (14 Sep 1985) at
the nursing home. Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Lamb Funeral Home,
Gibson City, with Dr. Randall Perry officiating. Burial will be in Drummer Twp
Cemetery, Gibson City. Visitation will be from 6 - 8 p.m. tonight at the funeral
She was born on 17 Jul 1890 at McLeansboro, a daughter of Joseph [sic] and Mary Green. She married Ralph R. Mills on 12 Jan 1912 at Cropsey. He died 28 Apr 1954.
Survivors include one son, Walter Mills, Gibson City; six grandchildren; 22
great-grandchildren; and 17 great-great-grandchildren. Mrs. Mills was preceded
in death by one son, one brother and three grandchildren.
She was a resident of Gibson City for 45 years and a member of the United Methodist Church there.
Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.