Lessie Ann Mills, age 87, of Blissfield, Michigan, died Wednesday, February 2, 2022 at her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born December 11, 1934, in Hamilton, Alabama to Harvey S. and Frances E. (Hallmark) Williams. On May 10, 1952, she married Loy R. Mills in Tremont, Mississippi. He preceded her in death on March 23, 2014. Lessie had been employed by DJ Fabrics for 11 years. She and her husband had been owners and operators of Bradish Lumber for six years, until selling it in 1983.
Lessie is survived by a son, Loy Joseph (Donna) Mills of Charlotte, Michigan; five daughters, Judith A. (Bill Sauter) Paulson of Adrian, Tenia LaTour of Blissfield, Angela (Bill) Ringman of Clayton, Debra (Steve) Loveland of Blissfield, and Wetonia (Greg) Jackson of Blissfield; brother Harvey D. (Wanda) Williams of Shelbyville, Tennessee; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband, Loy, she was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, William O. Williams, John A. Williams, and Jasper E. Williams; sisters, Lorece Nix and Juanita Reynolds; and son-in-law David LaTour.
Per Lessie’s request, cremation has taken place and a celebration of life will be held on Sunday, June 12, 2022, at 12:00 p.m. at Coach Light Estates, 651 W. Adrian, Blissfield, MI.
You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. Memorial contributions may be made to the Palmyra Presbyterian Church. Envelopes are available at the Anderson-Rudd Funeral Home, Blissfield.