Mills, Stephen "Jeff" (LaFayette)

Monday, January 21, 2013

Stephen  “Jeff”  Mills,  40,  of  LaFayette, GA,  died  Sunday,  January 20, 2013.


He  was  a  member  of  the  Harbor  Lights  Baptist  Church,  of  LaFayette,  where  he  was  known  to  some  as  the  “Candy  Man”. 

He was preceded  in  death  by  grandparents,  Edna  Ruth  Mills and  John  W.  and Inez  Hughes.


He is survived  by  his wife,  Donna  Mills;  daughters,  Erica  Mills,  of  Murfreesboro,  TN and  Cheyenne  Mills,  of  Chatsworth;  step-daughter,  Chastity  (Rusty)  Cooper,  of  LaFayette;  step-son,  Corey  Fair,  of  LaFayette;  mother,  Viola  (Billy)  Trammell,  of  LaFayette;  father,  Robert  Mills,  of  Dalton;  grandfather,  Billy  Mills;  sisters,  Edna  (Lonnie)  Watkins,  of  Chatsworth  and  Haylee  Mills,  of  Dalton;  brother,  Tim  Mills,  of  LaFayette;  grandchildren,  Gabe  Cooper,  Peyton  Cooper  and  Cainan  Cooper;  aunt,  Trisha  Simmons;  and  several  aunts,  uncles,  nieces  and  nephews.


Funeral will be from  the  Harbor  Lights  Baptist  Church  Wednesday, January 23  at  2 p.m.  Service will be conducted  by  Rev.  Jim  Powell,  and  Rev.  Marshall  Kellett. Pallbearers  are  Marshall  Kellett,  Burger  Powell,  Rusty  Cooper,  Corey  Fair,  Travis  Mills,  and  Timothy  Mills. Interment will be  in  the  Arnold  Cemetery.


Family  will  receive  friends  at  the  funeral  home  Tuesday, January 22  from   6-9 p.m.


The  arrangements  are  by  Wallis-Wilbanks  Funeral  Home,  LaFayette.   



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