Floral 02

Music by the O'Neill Brothers


Idell Mills

July 7, 1921 ~ April 17, 2018 (age 96)

A homegoing celebration for Mrs. Idell Edwards Mills who passed away on Tuesday, April 17, 2017 will be held on Saturday, April 28th, 11:00 a.m. at New St. Matthew MB Church, 1006 S.50th Street, Rev. Alec Hall pastor, officiating. The interment will be in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Idell was born in Gretna, Florida to the late Guilford and Lindy (Hills) Edwards. She worked as a teacher and doctor’s assistant between the late 1930’s and early 1940’s.  She married Namon Mills November 25,1939. In 1951, Idell and Namon moved to Tampa and became active, lifelong members of (New) St. Matthew M.B Church of Sulfur Springs under the leadership of her brother Rev. G. E.  Edwards. Idell joins her husband Namon, her children Buford, Gwendolyn, Alice and Sheila; granddaugther, Christine; her parents Guilford and Lindy Edwards; brothers Guilford, Decar, Gene, Moses and Frank and sisters Eula, Rebecca and Clara. She leaves behind her children: Joyce Ann Brown and husband, Louis; Namon Bernard Mills and wife, Diane; and Jacquelyn Mills Brown and husband, Garry.  Grandchildren: Buford Mills, Jr.; Monica Mills (Isaac), Valencia Mills Lopez (William), Donna Mills Douglas (Jermaine, Sr.). Patrick Mills, Kimberly Sanders (Kendell), Christopher Mills (Erica), Monique Mills, Altelio Moragne(Dionne), Jason Robusky; Winston Jones (Jennifer), Philip Guest,Victor Mills (Keelie), Maurice Green and Latasha Brown.  Great grandchildren: Angelique Lopez, Jennifer Lopez, Shachel Mills, Devin Brown, Bryce Moragne, Jocelyn Brown, Jaylen Mills, Raigan Moragne, Lay’la Howard, Taylor Moragne, Jermaine Douglas, Jr., Nia Douglas, Austin Mills, Bryce Sanders, Joshua Mills and Hudsyn Mills.  Daughter-in-law, Barbara Davis Mills. Sisters-in-law: Bertha Yates Edwards, Catherine Gainous, Leola Brewster. Mary Hargis, Deloris Harpool and Lanell McCaskill (James). Brother-in-law, Napoleon Mills (Shirlene).  Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and other loving family members and friends. The visitation will be held at Aikens Funeral Home on Friday, April 27th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.  The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. The family and friends are asked to meet at the church on Saturday for the service.




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