Myrtle  Mills


Myrtle Mills, 96, of Herndon, passed away on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at Wyoming Nursing and Rehab Center, New Richmond.

Born February 3, 1923 at Herndon, she was the daughter of the late Charley E. and Metta (Garretson) Lusk.

Myrtle was a graduate of Herndon High School and Concord College and was a member of the Spruce Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Basin. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family and was the oldest of six children. Myrtle was a former employee for the Wyoming County Board of Education where her teaching career included teaching in one room schools and the last 17 years she taught at Herndon Grade School.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Noah Mills; and siblings.

Those left to cherish her memory include her two sister-in-law's, Alma Lusk of Bud and Mary Lusk of Herndon; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services will be 1:00 P.M., Saturday, August 10, 2019 at Tankersley Funeral Home Chapel, Mullens with Rev. Grover Morris officiating. Burial will follow in the Lusk Cemetery at the Lusk Settlement.

Friends may call one hour prior to services Saturday at the funeral home.

Nephews will serve as pallbearers.

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The family of Myrtle Mills is being cared for by Tankersley Funeral Home, Mullens.
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