Sylvester B. Mills
Maiden Name: n/a
Sylvester B. Mills, son of Thomas Albert Mills and Delora M. Beck was born on March 6, 1926 in McAlester Oklahoma and passed away on December 9, 1994 in Joplin, Missouri. He was 68 years of age.
In 1944 he was united in marriage to Ida Mae Janway and to this union seven children were born. On November 10, 1979 he was untied in marriage to Colleen Collins. Sylvester enjoyed gardening and rabbit hunting with his beagles. His biggest love in life was his children.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Flora Burham and Golda McClendon and one brother, Haskell Mills.
He is survived by his wife, Colleen of the home; five sons, David of Sarcoxie, Missouri, Ray of Leesville, Louisiana, Bobby of Liberty Missouri, Dean and Thomas both of Lebanon Missouri; six daughters, Sue Mills of Hollywood, Florida, Patty Berg of Livery, Missouri, Johanna Daniels of Yuba City, California, Jaime Maddux of Nashville, Tennessee, Heather Cagle of Goodlettsville, Tennessee and Jodie Mills of Lebanon; three brothers, Jack Mills of Rolla Missouri, Raymond Mills of Chandler Heights, Arizona, Denver Mills of Salado, Texas; two sisters, Melba Goffrier of Tucson, Arizona and Alma Thomas of Lebanon; 19 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.