Deanna Ruth Mills of Wayne

Deanna Ruth Mills, 60, of Wayne, WV, passed away Monday, February 27, 2012 at her residence from complications of lung cancer. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 2, 2012 at Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne, WV by Pastor Roger Perry.
She was born March 29, 1951 in Huntington, WV, daughter of the late Cullie and Esther Luxmore Mills. After graduating from high school, Ruth got her degree in Child Development from Marshall University. She had a successful wallpaper and design business in St. Petersburg/Tampa Florida for over 30 years before moving back to her home town of Wayne to spend her last years with family and friends. Sisters Sue Mills Jacques and Crystal Rene Mills also preceded her in death. Survivors include her siblings: Betty Jo (Virgil “Bud”) Browning of Wayne, WV, Freda Mills-Price of Beavercreek, OH, Trueman (Sandy) Mills of Beavercreek, OH, Lois (David) Young of Marlington, WV, Lynna Schult of Clinton, TN, Charles “Hick” Mills of Wayne, WV, Rosemary (Tom) Cecil of London, OH, Rodney (Roberta) Mills of Wayne, WV, Bertha Jean (Willard) Neal of Canton, OH, Harry (Sherry) Mills of Wayne, WV, Rebecca (Dan) Lain of Springfield, MO, Lewis (Becky) Mills of McKee, KY, and Mark (Faye) Mills of Jacksboro, TN, and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Friends may call from 9:00 a.m. until service time Friday at Morris Funeral Home.