Billie Horton Mills

January 25, 1937September 2, 2018

Billie Horton Duff Mills, 81, of Paris, passed away Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018, at Paris Regional Medical Center. Services are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 8th, at Bright-Holland Funeral Home with Rev. Ollie Lee officiating. Private burial will follow in Meadowbrook Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday from 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Billie, the daughter of Tommy & Mae Ola Horton Duff, was born Jan. 25, 1937, in Lamar County. She worked at Hollywood Vasarette and later worked in retail at Bealls and Sears. She was an avid flower gardener and loved traveling. She was a longtime member of First Baptist Church in Paris. Billie was preceded in death by her father, Tommy Duff on Nov. 26, 1972, her mother, Mae Duff Price on May 25, 2005, and a sister, Doris Faulkner. Survivors include her husband, Jimmie Mills, whom she married on May 16, 1958, building sixty years of family and memories, two daughters; Judy Stephens & husband David of Paris and Jamie Wesson & husband Hal of Woodland, a grandson, Jordon Thielman & wife Nicole of Paris, and a sister, Rita Salter & husband Doug of Cotopaxi, CO along with several nieces & nephews and a host of friends.


  • Visitation Saturday, September 8, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, September 8, 2018
  • Private Family Interment Saturday, September 8, 2018

Billie Horton Mills

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Kim Tomblin Walker

September 5, 2018

I remember many a night on 19th Street
Your mom and her sisters laughing and us kids running around in the yard. She was one of the great ones. My prayers and thoughts are with you all love Kim

Yvetta Hicks

September 4, 2018

Prayers go out to your whole family. May God comfort you and watch over you, during this time of sorry, and always. I am so sorry for your loss.

Norma Love

September 4, 2018

I will never forget the good times, I shared with this family on Thanksgiving. The Mills family invited me with open arms. One of the 1st people I met when I moved to Paris TX. Remembering the laughter the Love that touched my heart. Unconditional Love, is what I can remember of Billie Mills and her whole family. Miss you all ! Praying that God will comfort your hearts. And may the joy of the Lord be our strength.