AMERICUS -- Mr. Oliver Mills age 83 passed away Friday morning February 10, 2012 at the Mayo Clinic Hospital in Jacksonville, FL. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday February 13, 2012 at Hebron Baptist Church with Rev. Ron Perry, Rev. H.C. Harvey and Rev. Jim Hayes officiating burial will follow in the church cemetery, serving as pallbearers are Brandon Mills, Donnie Mills, Clint Mills, Mark Israel, Hal Israel and Charles Israel. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday afternoon February 12, 2012 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and at other times the family residence 178 Mills Road Smithville, Ga.

Mr. Mills was born January 8, 1929 in Sumter County the son of the late Robert Jackson Mills and Elsie Melvin Mills. He was self employed, member of Hebron Baptist Church where he was also a deacon and a Gideon. He was a very loving husband of sixty two years, great father uncle and friend and will be missed by many.

Mr. Mills is survived by his loving wife Jean West Mills of Smithville, daughter and son-in-law Melody Gilmer and James of Albany, Ga. Son and daughter-in-law Ronnie Mills and Marlene of Smithville, Brother Erle Mills of Byron, Ga. Also surviving are four Grandchildren Michelle Mills Hayes and Jim, Brandon Mills and Wendy, Katie Gilmer and Kristin Gilmer, three Great Grandchildren Chandler Mills, Cameron Mills and Valley Hayes and a number of nieces and nephews. Mr. Mills was preceded in death by a daughter Diane Mills and a Brother Robert Mills.

Memorial contributions may be made to Gideons International Americus Camp P.O. Box 722 Americus, Ga. 31709 or to Hebron Baptist Church 1854 Ga. Hwy. 49 South Americus, Ga. 31709. Aldridge Funeral Services 612 Rees Park is in charge of these arrangements. To sign the on line guest book and express your own special thoughts and memories go to

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