Dateline: May 1, 2008
Geneva Wallace Mills, 94, died Sunday, April 27, 2008, in
were held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 30, 2008, at the Robertson
Funeral Directors Chapel of Memories in Clarendon with Rev. Merwin Turner,
retired Methodist minister, officiating. Burial was held at Citizens
Cemetery in Clarendon. Services were under the arrangement of Robertson
Funeral Directors of Clarendon.
was born November 1, 1913, in Muncie, Indiana, to Raymond Wallace and
Candice Mansfield Mills. She married Melville Mills on June 14, 1936, at
Wichita Falls. Ruth moved to Amarillo in 1943 and was employed by Boys
Ranch before working at Bivins Public Library. In 1970, Ruth and her
husband built a home and moved to Howardwick. Mrs. Mills was instrumental
in starting the Donley County Senior Citizens Center. She was a member of
the First United Methodist Church in Clarendon and had been active in the
Skelton Sunday School Class there.
was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Melville Mills on
September 16, 2005; and by all of her brothers and sisters.
include one son, Ray Mills of Dallas, and one daughter, Sharon Thomas of
family requests memorials be to the First United Methodist Church in
Clarendon, Medical Center Nursing Home, or a favorite charity.
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