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 home.

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.