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Shirley R. Farley Mills, 87, of Catlettsburg, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, in Community Hospice Care Center.
She was born Aug. 6, 1930, in Ellison, W.Va., a daughter of the late Josiah and Evelyn Lilly Farley.
She was also preceded in death by her loving husband, William C. Mills, in 2012; a son, Michael Mills; a daughter, Brenda Joann Mills; three brothers, Ora Charles Lemma, Lake, Ernest and Emerson Farley; and two sisters, Glenna Smith and Zenna Jones.
Shirley was the former owner of Sleepy Hollow Silk Screen in Catlettsburg and had worked for Beckley Manufacturing in Beckley, W.Va., and Hoover Products in Huntington, W.Va.
She is survived by a brother, Eldon Farley; three grandchildren, Jeremy Mills, Douglas Bryan Mills and Amanda Joann Cloonan; five great-grandchildren, Jeremy Dale Cloonan, Ethan Douglas Mills, Taylor Nicole Cloonan, Madelynn Marie Mills and Alyssa Jane Mills.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, at Blue Ridge Funeral Home in Beckley W.Va. Burial will be in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.
Visitation in Beckley will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Visitation in Ashland will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday at Steen Funeral Home 13th Street Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Avenue, Ashland, KY 41101.
Condolences may be sent to steenfuneralhome.com.
Published on September 27, 2017
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