Mrs. Sam Mills, age 61, of the Verona Community of Marshall County was born on September 8, 1960 in Jacksonville, Florida. She passed from this life on Thursday, November 25, 2021 with her husband and son at her side.
Mrs. Mills is survived by her loving husband of 43 years, Terry Mills, Verona Comm.; son, Terry (Ashley) Mills, II, Columbia, TN; daughter, Mackenzie (Trey) Greenway, Leoma, TN; three girls she loved and raised as her own, Ashlyn Clark, Atlanta, GA, Lauren Handy, Tullahoma, TN, and Megan Parker, Humboldt, TN; two sisters, Joan (Bug) O'Steen and Demmie (Fred) Aniel, both of Jacksonville, FL; three grandchildren, Elijah, Kashton, and Kaisley.
She was preceded in death by her loving parents, Charlie Loan Andrews and June Dykes Andrews; daughter, Kayla Bryanton; brother, Jerry Andrews, and sister, Gloria Andrews.
Her passion in life, first and foremost, was being a mother. She was blessed to be able to touch the lives of over 30 young ladies through Youth Villages Foster System. Her favorite hobbies were fishing, going to auctions, and yard sales. Sam was a devoted Christian who loved the Lord with all of her heart.
Family members will receive friends on Saturday, November 27, 2021 from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Lawrence Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 28, 2021 from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Bro. Larry Hames and Bro. Kevin Callahan officiating. Burial will follow in Old Orchard Cemetery in Petersburg, Tennessee.
Steven Reed, Donnie McCormick, Jeff Bryant, Hunter Bryant, Daryl Horton and Steve Callahan will serve as active pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be the sales staff at Ford of Columbia.
Saturday, November 27, 2021
5:00 - 8:00pm (Central time)
Sunday, November 28, 2021
Starts at 1:00pm (Central time)