Barbara Leah Mills, 83, of Kingsville, passed away Thursday, October 25, 2018
She was born on July 2, 1935 in Conneaut, the daughter of William E. and Etta Opal (Potter) Green and had been an area resident since 1935.
She married Burton Mills on March 5, 1955 and together they have celebrated 63 years of marriage.
She graduated from the Andrews School for girls in 1954 with a degree in cosmetology. She went on to earn her associates degree in Nursing and worked as registered nurse from 1974-1994 in the Obstetrics Department of Ashtabula General Hospital
A member of the Kingsville Presbyterian Church, she worked hard and was very frugal but loved travelling the world with her husband after their retirement. Their favorite destinations being Alaska and Antarctica. In her earlier years she sang with the Kingsville Starlighters. Her hobbies include sewing, flower gardening, and bird watching.
Barbara is survived by her husband of 63 years Burton; children, Marie (Jeff) Schad of Kirtland, Robert Mills of Kingsville, Jim (Sabine) Mills of Macomb, Michigan; and Janet Wiese of Kingsville; grandchildren, Caroline Rowland, Rachel and Jennifer Schad, Margeaux Mills, Robert, Hanna, Hallie, and Benjamin Wiese; and great-granddaughter, Iris Rowland.
She was preceded in death by her twin daughter, Janice Mills in 1966; and her parents.
A graveside service will be held on Monday, October 29, 2018 at 11AM at the Lulu Falls on Cemetery Rd., in Kingsville.
Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the Kingsville Presbyterian Church, 3056 E. Main St., Kingsville, Ohio 44048 or to the Hospice of the Western Reserve, 1166 Lake Ave., Ashtabula, Ohio 44004
Ducro Funeral Services and Crematory, 4524 Elm Ave., Ashtabula, Ohio is handling arrangements. Online obituaries and condolences at www.ducro.com