In memory of
Retha Marie Mills
RETHA MARIE "KITTEN" MILLS COX FUNERAL HOME BASTROP, LOUISIANA Mrs. Retha Mills, a homemaker and resident of Bastrop, Louisiana, was born December 3, 1926 in Oakdale, Louisiana. She passed away peacefully, following an extended illness, on January 8, 2018 at LeGrand Healthcare in Bastrop. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. at Cox Funeral Home of Bastrop. Funeral services for Mrs. Mills will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 11, 2018 at the Chapel of Cox Funeral Home of Bastrop with her grandson, Bro. Eddie Jones and Bro. Kevin Sanders officiating. Committal services and burial will follow at the Bonita Road Baptist Church Cemetery. Mrs. Mills was strong in her faith and she was devoted to the well-being of her children. No matter the circumstances she found joy in living and she enjoyed sharing her happiness with others. She was loved by her family. Mrs. Mills is preceded in death by her parents, Madelyn Cloud Baham and Monroe Ovid Baham, her husband Alfred Roy Mills, former husbands and fathers of her children, Loyd Jones and Billy Jack Hickman, two daughters Connie Renee McGhee and Mary Jane Smith, and six siblings Gladys Nesmith, Floyd Baham, Chester Baham, Ruby Welch, Willie Baham, and Ruth Moreau. Ms. Retha is survived by her four children, Nelda Reagan and her husband Victor, Ronald Jones and his wife Connie, Billy Wayne Hickman, and Peggy Hall Norris. She is also survived by numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, and a host of extended family. Serving as pallbearers are Seth Bundy, Walter Johnson, Seth Johnson, Sammy Fuller, and DeWayne Hawkins.
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