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Mary Pearl Mills

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 “Junior” 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 Mary’s memory.

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Dear Mills family. I am so sorry to have read of the death of Mary Pearl. Please accept my sincere condolences. I would like to share something that I have personally found to be comforting. It is found in the Bible at John 5:28, 29 and Revelation 21:4. These verses tell us that soon God is going to bring about a resurrection of our dear loved ones as well as do away with all causes we have for suffering, including sickness and death. Knowing this has always comforted me and it is my hope that these thoughts will comfort your family also.

Michael May 1 2017 12:00 AM

Mary was a joy to visit.  I would forward to the time we visited.  May God bless the family and those who Mary loved.  Blessings.

Chaplain Karl Hartmann Apr 25 2017 12:00 AM