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Lonnie Ray Mills

June 14, 1944 November 3, 2019
Lonnie Ray Mills
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Obituary for Lonnie Ray Mills

Mr. Lonnie “Ray” Mills, 75, passed away Sunday, November 3, 2019.

A graveside service will be held Wednesday at 11 AM in Pinewood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends following the service at the cemetery.

Ray, a native of Pitt County, attended Chicod School and lived most of his life in the Black Jack and Hollywood communities. He worked for the Department of Transportation and later owned and operated Black Jack Antiques and Mills Country Store. Over the last two years, he enjoyed helping in Jeff and Anita’s store, “The Alley” in Winterville. There he was able to again show his woodworking skills and made many new friends that became dear to his heart.

Ray was preceded in death by his parents, Lonnie E. and Lizzie Mills.

He is survived by his: wife, Marianna T. Mills; children, Anita Cox and husband, Jeff,
Dena Faulkner and fiancé, Cherry Stokes, and Rena Wilson and husband, Bret Thompson, all of Greenville; grandchildren, Chelsea Cox Mullins and husband, Dr. Gregory Mullins, of Newport News, VA, Jeffrey Keith Cox, Jr. and fiancé, Brianna Webb, Jerry Anthony Wilson, Jr., Nathan Ray Wilson, Callista Alexis Thompson, Chandler Scott Reel, Hunter Matthew Faulkner, Cobey Leland Faulkner, and Christopher Sean Thompson, all of Greenville;
great-grandchildren, Brinley Rae Cox of Raleigh and Aiden Lee Wilson of Greenville; and honorary grandchild, Blake Cox.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Bud and Norma Harris, who were like a brother and sister to Ray and were always there for him.

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11:00 AM 11/6/2019 11:00:00 AM
Pinewood Memorial Park

Highway 33 East
Greenville, NC 27858

The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the cemetery.

Pinewood Memorial Park
Highway 33 East Greenville 27858 NC
United States

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Pinewood Memorial Park Final Resting Place

Highway 33 East
Greenville, NC 27858

Highway 33 East Greenville 27858 NC
United States

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