MILLS, Martha Agnes (Coffman)

Date of birth: 7 Sep 1877 Bartholomew County, Indiana

Date of death: 3 Sep 1957 Johnson County, Indiana

Source: Franklin Evening Star, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana September 4, 1957

Rites Announced For Mattie Mills
      Funeral services for Mrs. Mattie Mills, wife of 
Thomas Mills of the Union community, have been 
set for Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock and will 
be in the Vandivier-Parsley Funeral Home.
      The services will be in charge of the Rev. Earl 
Davis, pastor of the Union Christian Church, and 
burial will be made in the Nineveh Cemetery.
      Friends may call at the funeral home any time 
and are invited to attend the rites.
      Mrs. Mills had suffered a heart attack in May of 
1956, and had been ill since that time.  She died at 
approximately 1 o'clock Tuesday afternoon in the 
house where she had lived for 47 years.
      		Anniversary Near
      The daughter of the late Young and Elizabeth 
Goetz Coffman, Mrs. Mills was born in Bartholomew 
County on Sept. 7, 1877, and would have observed her 
80th birthday on Saturday.  She had received her edu-
cation in the Nineveh schools.
      On Feb. 6, 1897 she became the bride of Mr. Mills 
and spent the remainder of her life in the Union community.  
Mrs. Mills was a member of the Union Christian Church.
      The survivors with the husband are two sons, James 
Mills, of Franklin; Homer Mills, of Shelbyville; and a 
daughter Mrs. Virgil Coy, of Whiteland.
      Also remaining are eight grandchildren, six great-
grandchildren, three brothers, Jacob Coffman, William 
Coffman, of Franklin; and three sisters, Mrs. Oscar Hants 
of Nineveh; Mrs. Josie Waltz, of Trafalgar; and Mrs. Eva 
Dunham, of Indianapolis.
      Mrs. Mills was preceded in death by a daughter, 
Elizabeth and a son, Ottis G. Mills.

Submitted by Mark E. Wirey

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