Frances Idell Mills

Frances Idell Mills, age 84, of Buckhannon, died Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, at Davis Medical Center in Elkins.

She was born Sept. 22, 1933, in Upshur County, a daughter of Hartzel and Naomi Fox Montgomery.

On May 24, 1951, she married Bobby W. Mills, who preceded her in death on Nov. 7, 2006.

In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by two infant granddaughters, Julia and Sarah Phillips; and a sister, Mary Lamb.

She is survived by two daughters, Donna S. Phillips and husband, Dennis, of Buckhannon and Sharon Posey of Dayton, Virginia; three sons, Gary Mills of Elkins, Alan Mills and wife, Carrie, of Buckhannon and Bruce Mills and wife, Pam, of Fernwood, Idaho; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren, with two more on the way; one brother, David Montgomery and wife, Donna, of Rehoboth Beach, Delaware; and her cat, Midnight.

Mrs. Mills was a homemaker, member of the Nays Chapel United Methodist Church and a member of the Sunset Rebekah Lodge of Sand Run. She was a loving mother and grandmother.

Friends will be received today from 5-8 p.m. at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with Pastor Michael Tallman and the Rev. Doug Tallman officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Union Church Cemetery in Buckhannon.

Online condolences may be made to the family at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.