The Mills Cemetery

Surveyed by Chris Swinson, 16 July, 1999.





 Located at the intersection of Hwy 41 East (going towards Trenton from Hwy 258)
 and Mills Lane, in Jones County, NC.  This cemetery is well tended and taken care of.
 It lies in a field, surrounded by corn and tobacco, behind a red brick house.
 A massive tree stump stands beside the grave of J.W.S. Mills and only one marker,
 that of John Hill Basden, is broken.


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Row 1: Starting from the left facing Mills Lane. 1. Double Marker: Milton Lee MILLS, b. Dec 6, 1920 d. Dec 18, 1982 Pattie Banks MILLS, b. Nov 10, 1923 2. Double Marker: Lee Andrew MILLS, b. Oct 22, 1894 d. June 4, 1965 Junnie T. MILLS, b. June 3, 1910 d. Apr 28, 1989 3. Lee Andrew MILLS, b. July 9, 1944 d. Mar 18, 1961 4. Infant of Mr. & Mrs. Milton MILLS - May 3, 1947 5. Milton Lee MILLS, Jr., "Buster", b. Apr 23, 1954 d. Aug 16, 196 6. Virmediene, dau. Of J.H. & Lucy TAYLOR, b. Mar 28, 1934 d. Apr 10, 1934 7. Infant son of J.H. & Lucy TAYLOR - June 6, 1923 8. Double Marker: Johnnie H. TAYLOR, b. Oct 5, 1893 d. July 6, 1951 Lucy B.(ASDEN) TAYLOR, b. Jan 24, 1896 d. Aug 12, 1963 9. Double Marker: Eugene TAYLOR, b. Jan 29, 1930 d. May 20, 1976 Ludie C. TAYLOR, b. Jan 2, 1932 Row 2: 1. Double Marker: Rex MILLS, b. June 7, 1923 m. Wed, Oct 30, 1943 Kathleen W. MILLS, b. May 26, 1923 2. Paul William FREEMAN, b. Jun 30, 1913 d. Feb 21, 1990 3. Willie GURGANUS, b. June 1, 1885 d. June 10, 1958 North Carolina, Pvt., Co. M, 120 INF, 30 Div, World War I 4. Lucy MILLS, wife of L.E. Freeman, b. Nov 10, 1893 d. Sep 22, 1950 5. Lennie E. FREEMAN, b. Mar 23, 1886 d. Jan 9, 1938 5A. Joseph, son of Lennie & Lucy FREEMAN, b. Oct 15, 1912 d. Oct 13, 1918 5B. Starkey Woodrow MILLS, son of Starkey & Alice Mills, b. Aug 27, 1913 d. (bottom of marker is buried) 6. Nannie Turner MILLS, b. Nov 29, 1906 d. Aug 19, 1952 7. Clarence L MILLS, b. Feb 20, 1901 d. Mar 13, 1967 8. Infant son of Ray & Shirley MILLS, b. Apr 1, 1957 d. Apr 2, 1957 Row 3: 1. Herman MILLER, b. Dec 31, 1918 d. Jan 23, 1995 2. Belle Mills MILLER, Oct 15, 1899 d. Feb 24, 1980 3. Hampton MILLER, b. Dec 10, 1883 d. Feb 17, 1955 4. Alonza BASDEN, b. Dec 14, 1883 d. Mar 29, 1944 5. Jennie, wife of J.H. BASDEN, b. Aug 29, 1847 d. Aug 24, 1929 6. John Hill BASDEN, son of Silas & Elvy (Elva Mills) Basden, b. Nov 21, 1839 d. July 23, 1919 7. Alice Basden MILLS, wife of J.W.S. Mills, b. July 20, 1869 d. Feb 27, 1948 8. Woodmen of the World Memorial Marker: J.W. Stark MILLS, b. Oct 17, 1866 d. Nov 4, 1937 9A. Infant son of C.L. & Pauline MILLS, Born & Died Feb 7, 1956 9B. Infant daughter of C.L. & Pauline MILLS, b. Dec 16, 1956 d. Dec 17, 1956 Row 4: 1. Timothy Rex MILLS, b. Jan 2, 1958 d. Mar 27, 1996 2. Ronnie MILLS, b. July 28, 1959 d. Jan 12, 1991 3. Ronnie W. MILLS, Jr., b. Dec 21, 1982 d. Dec 24, 1982 4. Lottie Mills BARBEE, b. Feb 25, 1916 d. Mar 20, 1970 5. Double Marker: Donnie R. MILLS, b. Jan 25, 1911 d. July 28, 1973 Gladys H. MILLS, b. Oct 8, 1919 6. Henry Clay MILLS, b. Oct 25, 1876 d. Jan 22, 1946 7. Julia Alphin MILLS, b. Aug 7, 1876 d. Mar 18, 1967 8. Mavis M. MILLS, dau. Of Mr. & Mrs. Henry Mills, b. Dec 17, 1920 d. Oct 29, 1944 9. Infant son of Mr. & Mrs. Henry MILLS, b. Dec 17, 1920 d. Dec 20, 1920 10. Russell MILLS, b. May 29, 1903 d. Sep 11, 1959 11. Double Marker: Leon S. MILLS, b. Mar 12, 1906 d. Aug 4, 1942 Lounicy Q. MILLS, b. Feb 17, 1908 d. July 20, 1994 Row 5: 1. Infant son of Marvin & Olife MILLS - Aug 2, 1954 2. Larry Lee MILLS, b. Sep 23, 1959 d. Nov 2, 1959 3. Baby Boy MILLS - June 8, 1958 4. Baby Boy MILLS, b. June 8, 1958 d. June 10, 1958 Row 6: 1. Double Marker: William Starkey MILLS, b. 1923 d. 1988 Jane Metts MILLS, b. 1925 2. Double Marker: Alonza MILLS, b. Sept 8, 1896 d. Nov 28, 1968 Nina T. MILLS, b. Oct 16, 1903 d. July 21, 1978 3. Double Marker: Danny Leo MILLS, b. Nov 16, 1951 d. Oct 15, 1953 Donny Lee MILLS, b. Oct 26, 1953 d. Feb 3, 1954 4. James Henry MILLS, b. May 27, 1957 d. Mar 25, 1975 5. Timothy Russell EUBANKS, son of Pam Mills, b. Nov 3, 1982 d. Feb 2, 1983 6. Catherine W. MILLER, b. Jan 18, 1911 d. Oct 11, 1976

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