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Garvin Alexander Mills Jr.

April 9, 1923 ~ February 15, 2024 (age 100) 100 Years Old

Garvin Mills Jr. Obituary

Late Thursday Evening, February 15, 2024, just before the beginning of a new day, the Lord in his great wisdom dispatched an angel to Prisma Health Greer Memorial Hospital to quietly escort Mr. Garvin Alexander Mills Jr. of 104  Mills Avenue out of this life to relocate to his new heavenly home, not made by hands.

Born in Spartanburg County, he was a son of the late Garvin Alexander and Estella Ballenger Mills, Sr. a widow of Alma Parks Mills, a member of Bethel United Methodist Church, a former mail clerk for J P Stevens Victor Plant, a veteran of the US Army and a member of Eureka Masonic Lodge #59 in Greer, SC.    

 He was the last survivor of his immediate family.   

Surviving are: 2 sons, Larry (Classie) Mills of Miami Gardens, FL and Clarence (Jeanette) Mills of Ocoee, FL; 3 daughters, Gloria L (Garfield) Battle of Mount Rainier, MD,  Alma J. Mills of Columbia and Lydia M. Lomax, Greer, SC; 14 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren; 13 great-great grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Viewing will be from 1:00 until 5:00 PM Wednesday, February 21, 2024 in the Fred Singleton Slumber Room of The Gilmore Mortuary.

Funeral Services will be held at 12:00 Noon, Thursday, February 22, 2024 in Bethel United Methodist Church, 105 E. Arlington Avenue, Greer, SC 29651

Burial with Masonic and Military Honors will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. 

Videos services will be linked below prior to the start of the funeral.

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Services

Viewing
Wednesday
February 21, 2024

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
The Fred Singleton Slumber Room Of The Gilmore Mortuary
214 Memorial Drive
Greer, South Carolina 29650

Viewing
Thursday
February 22, 2024

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Bethel United Methodist Church
105 East Arlington Avenue
Greer, SC 29651

Funeral Service
Thursday
February 22, 2024

12:00 PM
Bethel United Methodist Church
105 East Arlington Avenue
Greer, SC 29651

Video is available for this event


Military Honors
Thursday
February 22, 2024

1:30 PM
Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
14050 East Wade Hampton Blvd
Greer, SC 29651

Masonic Service
Thursday
February 22, 2024

1:45 PM
Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
14050 East Wade Hampton Blvd
Greer, SC 29651

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