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Henry Grady Mills

Henry "Grady" Mills, 83, resident of 6092 Hwy. 28 N. Iva, SC husband of Helen Wilson Mills passed away Monday June 27, 2011 at Hospice of the Piedmont, Hospice House in Greenwood, SC.

Born in Elbert Co. Georgia on May 13, 1928 he was a son of the late William Rucker Mills and Lois Rice Mills.

Grady retired from Anderson Auto Parts with over 47 years of service. He was a Mason and a member of the Clinton Lodge #3 AM. He was also a Shriner and a member of the Hejaz Shrine Temple in Greenville, SC and was also a member of the Abbeville Shrine Club. He attended Midway Baptist Church.

Survivors include his beloved wife of the home Helen Wilson Mills; grandchildren Tiffany Mills and Don Mills both of Abbeville, SC; 1 sister Bettie Albertson of Elberton, Georgia; 2 great-grandchildren; 3 step-children Tina Pruitt, Gloria Rankin Jones and Gene Pruitt; 8 step-grandchildren and several step-great-grandchildren.

He was twice married first to the late Helen Hammonds Mills. He was also preceded in death by a son Grady Donald Mills and 3 sisters Jewell Madden, Reba Higginbotham and Eunice Hughes and 1 brother W.R. Mills.

Graveside services will be conducted Wednesday June 29, 2011 at 2:00 PM in Long Cane Cemetery with the Rev.'s Bill Ellison and Patsy Voyles officiating. The family is at their respective homes.

Memorials in memory of Grady may be made to Shriners Children's Hospital 950 West Faris Rd. Greenville, SC 29605 or Hospice of the Piedmont 408 West Alexander Ave. Greenwood, SC 29646.

Service

Long Cane Cemetery
Due West Hwy
Abbeville, SC  29620
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
2:00 PM

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Guestbook

I would like to thank all of you for your prayers. I miss my grandaddy so much he was one of the most important people in my life I was closer to him than anyone else but im am glad to know that he isnt suffering anymore and he is with my grandmother and father. But I just wanted to say thanks to everyone.

Tiffany Mills Jul 5 2011 12:00 AM

The Family of Grady Mills We were so sorry to hear of Grady's passing!He was a wonderful and dear friend,who will be missed by all who knew him. All of you are in our hearts and prayers. Donnie & Kathy

Donnie & Kathy Grant Jul 1 2011 12:00 AM

The Family of Grady Mills We were so sorry to hear of Grady's passing!He was a wonderful and dear friend,who will be missed by all who knew him. All of you are in our hearts and prayers. Donnie & Kathy

Donnie & Kathy Grant Jul 1 2011 12:00 AM

Grandma Helen, Lauren, Tiffany and Family Please know how sorry I'am to hear of the passing of Grady. I know ya'll will miss him but we have to take comfort in knowing that he is no longer suffering and no more pain. I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers in the weeks to come. God Bless you, Linda

Linda R Tiller Jun 29 2011 12:00 AM

Your thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time of sorrow. May God bless you with open arms and comfort. Donnie and Ree Ree

Donnie and Ree Ree Ashley Jun 28 2011 12:00 AM

THE FAMILY OF GRADY, WE ARE SO SORRY TO LEARN OF YOUR LOSS. WE WILL KEEP YOU IN OUR THOUGHTS & PRAYERS.

Nancy W. & Donald Reece Jun 28 2011 12:00 AM

We are so sorry to learn that Mr. Grady has passed away. It was always a pleasure to see him walking in the mornings on my way to work. We also enjoyed visiting with him at the Convenience Center. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

John and Kay Jones Jun 28 2011 12:00 AM