Dorothy E. Mills, 72

MAY 25, 1940-OCT. 14, 2012

October 15, 2012
  • Dorothy E. Mills
Dorothy E. Mills

Dorothy Ellen Mills, 72, of Big Pool Road, Big Pool, Md., passed away Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012 at Meritus Medical Center.
Born May 25, 1940, in Indian Springs, Md., she was the daughter of the late Russell Paul Mills and Virgie Reed Mills.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Theodore Maxwell Mills, in 2009.

Dorothy was a wonderful and loving wife, mother, and grandmother to her extended family members and all her friends. She especially adored her precious grandsons, Tyler Mills and Zachary Smith.

Dorothy was previously employed by London Fog Mfg. of Hancock, Md., Classic Food Inc. of Hagerstown, and most recent at McDonald’s of Clear Spring. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of Fort Frederick Ruritan. She was a graduate of the Clear Spring High School class of 1958.

She is survived by a daughter, Dianne A. Mills and fiance, Ryan Finke, of Big Pool; a son, Theodore M. Mills Jr. and wife, Teresa, of Hedgesville, W.Va.; two grandsons, Tyler M. Mills and Zachary D. Smith, both of Hedgesville; several sisters-in-law; brothers-in-law; and a special friend, Ed Yeakle of Hagerstown. She was very fond of her two granddogs, Max and Zeus.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Paul Mills. 

Services will be held Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. at Donald Edwin Thompson Funeral Home, Inc., 13607 National Pike, Clear Spring, Md. Pastor Eric Peel will officiate. Burial will be at Parkhead Cemetery in Big Pool.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday evening from 5 to 7 p.m. For the convenience of friends, you may visit after 3 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to Meadows Dialysis Center, 12931 Oak Hill Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Donald Edwin Thompson Funeral Home, Inc., Clear Spring.

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