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