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Jeanette Watts Mills: Tabor City

1934 – 2018

     Jeanette Watts Mills of Tabor City died Wednesday, Nov. 14, in her home. She was 84.

     Born Oct. 5, 1934 in Columbus County, she was the daughter of the late Lewis Watts and Dorothy Phipps Watts and the widow of Waylon Harrelson Mills.

     She is survived by one son, Gregory Harrel Mills and wife Connie of Tabor City; one daughter, Cathy Mills Coleman and husband Rick of Tabor City; five grandchildren, Richard Coleman and wife Heather, Jesse Coleman and wife Amber, Christian Coleman, Kaitlynn Mills, Kyle Mills; and four great grandchildren, Sawyer Coleman, Bryson Coleman, Cooper Coleman, and Brody Coleman.

     In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one sister, JoAnn Watts Hudgins.

     A special thank you to her caregivers, Wanda Jarrott, Sallie Hamilton, Patricia Bullock and the staff of Community Home Care & Hospice.

     Funeral services were planned for 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 16, in New Life Baptist Church, burial following in Spivey Cemetery.

     Visitation was planned for the hour preceding the service in the church.

     In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Community Home Care & Hospice, 333 Jefferson St., Whiteville, NC  28472.

     A guest register is available here.