Dateline: September 22, 2005
Funeral services for
Melville Mills, age 95, were held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, September 19,
2005, in Robertson Chapel of Memories, with Rev. Melvin Turner, retired
Methodist minister from Wichita Falls, officiating.
Burial was held in Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon under the
direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon.
Mr. Mills died
Friday, September 16, 2005, in Claude.
He was born August 20, 1910, in Vera, Texas.
He married Ruth Geneva Wallace on June 14, 1936, at Wichita Falls.
He served in the US Army during World War II and moved to Amarillo
in 1943. Mel retired from
Panhandle Fruit Co. after 27 years. He and Ruth built a home and moved to Howardwick in 1970.
He was a long-time member of the First United Methodist Church in
Clarendon. He and his wife
were organizers of the Donley County Senior Citizens Center in Clarendon.
He was a loving husband and father.
include his wife, Ruth; one son, Ray Mills of Dallas; and one daughter,
Sharon Thomas of Clarendon.
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