Mrs. Virginia Leming Mills, age 92, of Rome passed away Monday January 21, 2019 at a local hospital.
Mrs. Mills was born November 13, 1926, in Floyd County, a daughter of the late Walton Leming, and Addie Lee Sartin Leming. She was a longtime, faithful member of Community Chapel Baptist Church, attending regularly until declining health. Mrs. Mills worked at Pepperell Manufacturing Company for over 25 years, she then attended Rome Beauty School and became a licensed cosmetologist and operated her own business until retirement. Mrs. Mills was able to pursue her many hobbies; crocheting, quilting, sewing, baking fresh coconut cakes, and one of her greatest passions, growing day lilies. Mrs. Mills enjoyed many of hobbies and was very passionate about each. She and won 1st place at Coosa Valley Fair from crocheting a bedspread, quilting, sewing, baking, and growing day lilies. She was preceded in death by her husband, J.D. Mills, sisters, Ruby Kelley, Margie Wilson, Mamie Lou Leming, and Jo Ann Leming.
Survivors include her son and daughter in law, Johnny and Ellen Mills, Rome; sister, Barbara Lockhart, grandchildren, Laura (Danny) Singleton, Karen (Rob) Masters, 8 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandson, several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be held at 2:30 P.M. on Friday January 25, 2019 at Good Shepherd Funeral Home with the Rev. Max Tucker officiating. Interment will follow in Oaknoll Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2:30 P.M. on Friday January 25, 2019 at Good Shepherd Funeral Home, 2750 Shorter Ave. Rome GA. 30165.
Pallbearers include, Steve Allen, Walter Allen, Steve Ferguson, Michael Kelley, Bryan Kelley, and Todd Kelley.