Lois M. Mills, 96, of Troy, Ala., formerly of Covington, passed away Wednesday, April 28 at her home.
Graveside service was held May 1 at Walton Cemetery in the Oak Grove community with Rev. Tommy Warner officiating. Maley-Yarbrough Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangments.
Mrs. Mills was born and raised in Covington. She was the daughter of Norman and Myrtle (Goode) Miller. She was the second oldest child, along with her twin sister and nine other siblings.
Mrs. Mills was preceded in death by her parents Mr. and Mrs. Norman Miller; her first husband, Herman Goforth; her second husband, Erskine Mills; three children, Wayne Goforth, Jimmy Goforth, Betty Ann Mills; step-sons, Venoy Mills and Manuel Mills and six siblings.
Survivors include one daughter, Judith Jane (Mills) Herring and son-in-law, Kenneth Herring of Troy, Ala.; step-son, Harold W. Mills Sr. of Covington; two granddaughters, Kelly (Herring) Jordan and William Jordan and Amy (Herring) Price and Greg Price all of Troy; two step-grandsons, Harold W. Mills Jr. of South Carolina, Rix M. Mills of Santiago, Chile; four great-grandchildren, Rebekka and Ashley Jordan and Will and Emily Price all of Troy; and several step-great-grandchildren.
She is also survived by her twin sister, Lorea Wortham of Naples, Fla., formerly of Covington, Joyce Short of Naples, Fla. and brothers, Alton Miller of Collierville, and Cleo Miller of Millington and several nieces and nephews.
The family wishes to thank Linda Thomas,Darlene Brown and Tina Fayson for their loving care. The Hospice Advantage for their compassion and care.