Memorial Funeral Home, Crematory & Memorial Park Cemetery/Columbia
1217 Business Loop 70 W, Columbia, MO
Morton Edward Mills
January 27, 1940 – October 27, 2019
Morton Edward Mills, 79, of Centralia passed away on Sunday, October 27, 2019 at St. Mary’s Hospital, Jefferson City. Visitation will take place 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Friday, November 1, 2019 Funeral Services will be at 11:00 a.m. at Memorial Funeral Home. Entombment will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Eddie was born on January 27, 1940 in Hallsville the son of Morton E. Mills and Ida Pearl Satterfield. On August 24, 1962 at Wilkes Boulevard Methodist Church he was united in marriage to Wanda Lindsey Mills who survives.
Eddie was in the construction business and was a Union Member for over 30 years. Eddie enjoyed hunting, fishing and swimming. He was known for his skills at the BBQ. He was a loving husband and devoted father and grandfather. He was proud of his 34 years of sober living. He was grateful to those who helped him and he was always willing to help someone else.
Eddie is survived by his wife: Wanda; two daughters: Carla Hisle of Centralia; Lorrie Hinds (Kenny) of Texas; four grandchildren: Brandon Hoskins (Cassie) of Hannibal; Corey Roberts (Ashley) of Centralia; Michelle Hoskins of Hannibal; Braydon Hinds of Texas and five great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters.
- Duane Bittle
- Derrick Hensley
- Jimmy Strawn
- Donnie Strawn
- Darrel Dillon
- R.C. Higgins
- Dennis Kribbes
- Cory Roberts, Honorary
- Brandon Hoskins, Honorary
- Visitation Friday, November 1, 2019
- Funeral Service Friday, November 1, 2019
Morton Edward Mills
October 31, 2019
Rest In Peace now, Eddie, having achieved permanent sobriety! Your last 34 years here were given to others as your ticket to that end. Hope you are meeting now with those who preceded you on the same Earthly journey. Thanks to your family for your time with us. They received the better you from it, too.