December 10, 1930 – April 5, 2018
Celebration of Life services for Kathryn Barnes Mills, 87, are set for 2:00 p.m. Saturday at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Rayburn Richardson officiating. Burial will be in Union Baptist Church Cemetery.
Ms. Mills died Thursday, April 5, 2018 at Magnolia Regional Health Center. She was a lifelong resident of Alcorn County, who was born December 10, 1930 to the late Tommy and Mary Etta Lancaster Barnes. She was a Christian and lifelong member of Union Baptist Church. She attended Union and Kossuth Schools and retired from the Bishop Senior Citizens Center where she worked with the elderly.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Thomas Knox Mills; her parents; brothers, Thomas Barnes and Bill Barnes; sisters, Dorothy Perkins, Gertrude Taylor and Edna Julian; her in-laws, Edd and Katie V. Mills.
She is survived by her daughter, Vicki Mills (Ronnie) Odle, three grandchildren, Wesley Odle, Whitney (Brian) Spencer all of Corinth; Morgan (Tyler) Jones of Moncks Corner, SC.; great-grandchildren, Olivia, Brenna, Marlie, Bayleigh and Klay Spencer; brother, Charles Barnes; sisters, Clara Sue Lambert of Corinth, Betty Jo Hanvey of Hoxie Arkansas.
Pallbearers will be her nephews, Terry Lambert, Danny Perkins, Steve Perkins, Don Perkins, Tommy Crum, Mike Hanvey, Greg Johnsey, Gavin Wood, Will Barnes and Dennis Suitor.
Visitation will be held Friday 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home and on Saturday 1:00 p.m. until service time.
Memorials may be made to: Union Baptist Church, c/o Linda Meeks, 607 CR 500 Corinth, MS 38834
- Family and Friends Gathering Friday, April 6, 2018
- Celebration of Life Saturday, April 7, 2018
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April 8, 2018
Kathryn was such a blessing to be around. She had such a great sense of
humor & was a wonderful friend throughout the years. She cherished her
daughter, Vicki. Such a Godly woman & she will be missed!
April 7, 2018
Thinking of you at this time of sorrow.
April 5, 2018
Ms. Kat was a beautiful lady both inside and out with the grace and mannerisms of a true Southern belle. I am truly thankful to be able to call such a beautiful person my dear friend, to have been blessed by our friendship, and to witness the true love she had for Mr. Knox and her family. Heaven has truly gained an angel. Ill miss her dearly. Praying for her family during this time of such a tremendous loss.