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Betty J (Markwell) Mills

February 19, 1928 ~ February 9, 2021 (age 92)


Betty J. Mills, 92, of Owensboro, passed away on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born on February 19, 1928 in Island, KY to the late Charles and Annie Markwell. Betty was retired from General Electric and was a Christian lady who loved the Lord. Betty loved all of her grandchildren with all of her heart.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Carl Leonard and second husband, Gene Mills.

Survivors include her children, Brenda Cauley, Carla Haire, Michael Leonard, and Becky (Robin) Ford; eight grandchildren, Glynda Sterett, Wesley Curtis, Starla Shock, Dawn King, Kara Galloway, Jennifer Clark, Heath Helton, and Audra Waites; 23 great-grandchildren; 15 great-great-grandchildren; brother, Larry Griffith (Eunice); and several nieces and nephews..

Services will be 1 p.m. on Friday at James H. Davis Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home. The number of those attending the funeral or visitation shall be within the current health and safety directives. Family and friends shall wear personal protective masks.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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Funeral Service
February 12, 2021

1:00 PM
Davis Funeral Home
3009 Frederica St.
Owensboro, KY 42301

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