Obituary – Mills, Opal Leola (Hughes)

Class of 1925

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Opal Hughes

Opal Leola (Hughes) Mills

October 3, 1908 – November 13, 1990

Opal Leola Mills, 82, 1008 Fifth street, died at her home late Tuesday afternoon.

Graveside rites have been scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday at Grace Hill cemetery. Brown Funeral home will be in charge of arrangements. A memorial has been established to benefit the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation.

She was born at Perry, Oct. 3, 1908, the daughter of Ray and Jennie Hughes. She was a graduate of Perry high school and Oklahoma A&M. Mrs. Mills taught at Lone Star and White schools.

She and Henry Mills were married on Dec. 9, 1927. Mrs. Mills was a member of the First Baptist church.

Survivors include one daughther-in-law, Dixie Mills, Perry; six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by two sons, one grandson and one sister.