Mary Pearl Mills, 89, formerly of Amanda, passed away Sunday, April 23, 2017 at Bickford Senior Living. She was born October 21, 1927 in New Holland, OH to the late Harry and Daisy (Riley) Orihood. Mary was a lifelong member of the Amanda Presbyterian Church and retired from General Electric in Circleville. She loved to travel with her husband and best friend.
She is survived by her children, S. Patrick (Barbara) Mills of Columbus, and Kathy (Don) Campbell of Amanda; grandchildren, Alesia (Chris) Miller, Scott Campbell, Terri (Bill) Carr, Steven (Teri) Mills, and Jennifer (William) Picnic; great grandchildren, Katie and Jacob Miller, William and Austin Cleveland, and Juliea Picnic; sisters-in-law, Thelma Mills and Marion Orihood; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Norman E. Mills; son, Michael M. Mills; brothers, Neil and Dick Orihood; brother-in-law, Charles âJuniorâ Mills; and life-long friend, Doris Poling.
Funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at the Taylor Funeral Home in Amanda with Rev. Michael Mistic officiating. Burial to follow in Amanda Twp. Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until time of service on Wednesday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial contributions to FairHoPe Hospice, 282 Sells Rd., Lancaster, OH 43130 in Maryâs memory.