Dorothy K. Mills, 83

NOV. 10, 1928-FEB. 26, 2012

February 27, 2012
  • Dorothy K. Mills
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Dorothy Keiter “Dot” Mills, 83, of Martinsburg, W.Va., went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012, at her residence with her husband at her side.

Born Nov. 10, 1928, in Middleway, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Cliffton Keiter and Mary (Janney) Keiter Brown.

She was a 1947 graduate of Martinsburg High School and a member of Otterbein United Methodist Church. 

In November 1988, she retired from J.C. Penney after working there for 24 years.

She had a group of friends at the Martinsburg Mall called the “Monday-Wednesday-Friday Group.” They helped her and kept her laughing.

After his return from the Navy in 1946, she married Junior F. Mills on June 15, 1946.

They have one son, Gary F. Mills of South Bend, Ind.; a grandson, Colin McKiernan Mills of South Bend; one sister and brother-in-law, Betty and Leighton Miller of Shepherdstown; one cousin, Betty Ann Keiter Tabler and husband, Bob, of Deltaville, Va.; one aunt, Agnes Janney of Boonsboro, Md.; two nephews, Matt and Mike Miller of Martinsburg; one niece, Julie Miller Sausser of Indianapolis, Ind.; brother-in-law, Boyd Mills and wife, Frances, and their children, Bobby Mills and Marsha O’Roke.

A funeral service will be held Thursday, March 1, 2012, at 10 a.m. at Brown Funeral Home with Chaplain John Waidande officiating. Interment will be in Pleasant View Memory Gardens.

Family will receive friends Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 122 Waverly Court, Martinsburg, WV 25403.

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