Friday July 31, 2015

Longtime Cedaredge resident Margaret Mills died Aug. 10, 2014, at Emeritus Senior Living in Corona, Calif. She was 93.

Funeral services are pending.
Margaret Lorena James was born Nov. 30, 1920, to Robert and Ethel (Hart) James, in Cedaredge. She graduated from Cedaredge High School in 1938.
She married Homer Mills on June 17, 1939.
Mrs. Mills worked in the U.S. Post Office in Cedaredge for 33 years. She began as a clerk and retired as postmaster in 1979.
She was a longtime member of Rebekahs and Cedaredge Community United Methodist Church.
She enjoyed being a wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, sharing the history of Cedaredge and the Surface Creek Valley, knitting, walking, nature, animals and her dachshunds.
Mrs. Mills is survived by one son, Mike (Leslie) Mills of Cedaredge; two daughters, Kathy Morris of Eastvale, Calif., and Linda (Dick) Barrow of Yorba Linda, Calif.; seven grandchildren, Sheryl Mills, Stephanie Mills, Faith Morris-Daverin, Trent (Laurie) Morris, Lane Morris, Sean Richards and Heather (Richard) Richards-Crawford; eight great-grandchildren; and extended family.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Homer Mills; and two sisters, Lela Aust and Hazel Jones, and their husbands.
Memorial contributions may be made to Cedaredge Community United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 369, Cedaredge, CO 81413, or Surface Creek Animal Shelter, 265 SE High Country Ave., Cedaredge, CO 81413.
Thomas Miller Mortuary is handling the arrangements.

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