Martha Louise Mills
Martha Louise Mills
  • July 14, 1935 - September 3, 2017
  • Jonesboro, Georgia

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Mrs. Martha Louise Hix Mills, age 82 of Jonesboro, Georgia passed away September 3, 2017. She was born in Atlanta, Georgia to the late Anderson Chaminade Hix, Jr. and Ethel Louise Shaver Hix. She was preceded in death by brothers, Raymond, Bennett, Ralph, Donnie and Andy Hix. Martha was a member of the First Baptist Church of Jonesboro where she was a former Sunday school teacher. She began her career with the FAA, moved on to Ft. Gillem and retired from FORSCOM Aviation. Martha helped to raise her four youngest siblings after her mother became ill. She loved to spend time with her family, cross stitch, reading, yard work and traveling with her cousin, Betty. Survivors include her daughters, Kelly (David) Guess of McDonough, Karen (Kerry) Burrell of Jonesboro, Katie (Johnny) Bowers of McDonough; former husband, Eugene W. Mills of McDonough; grandchildren, Edward Tallman, Brittany (Chris) Reed, Kyle Burrell, Kameron (Manami) Burrell, Kaci (Hannah) Bowers, Chelsea Bowers, Katlyn (Michael) Vass; great grandchildren, Skylar Tallman, Jadyn Tallman, Kingston Stevens, Andersyn Reed, Addy Reed, Britten Reed, Kyndall Reed, Konner Burrell, Kouper Burrell, Kohen Burrell, Kylie Anslyn Burrell, Kaden Burrell, Lincoln Vass and one on the way; siblings, William Alvin (Ruth) Hix of Jonesboro, Mary Linda (Bill) McElhannon of Rex; sisters in law, Yvonne Hix of Sautee Nacoochee, GA, Barbara Hix of Houston, TX, Gidget Hix-Montgomery of Livingston, TX, Lavetta McCollum of Jackson, Debbie Blackwood of Pensacola, FL, Carlene Hix of Griffin; honorary grandson, P.G. Griffin of McDonough; numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, September 6, 2017 – 1:00 PM in the Haisten Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Dean Hix will officiate. Interment will follow at Forest Hills Memorial Gardens. Friends may visit the family Wednesday from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM prior to the service. Arrangements are under the direction of Haisten Funeral Home of McDonough.