Bonita Mills

1964 - 2021


Bonita Joy Mills, age 56, passed away Saturday, March 13, 2021. She was born, the 9th of 10 children, a twin, on June 21, 1964, to Earlene and Irie Mills. Bonita was a smart, kind, gentle soul who cherished her family. She helped those in need and wanted to take in every animal needing a home. Bonita loved music, crafts, flowers and gardening. She was a jack of all trades - office secretary, forklift driver, DJ, shipping line supervisor, trained in CPR, cook and State Food Manager certified.

Bonita is survived by her daughter, Heather (Dustin) Manning; granddaughter, Alexandra Manning; brother, Tim (Lori) Mills; sisters: Marlene (Gary) Carson, Rita (Jesse) Dabill, Colleen (Jody) Schussman, Debbie (Steve) Oliver; Cindy (Joe) Provencher and twin sister, Bonnie Mills. She was preceded in death by her mother, Earlene Mills; father, Irie Mills; brother, Jerry Mills; sister, Sharon Manley; infant grandson, JD Scott Manning; and niece, Sheila Rice.

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Pam Patrick

March 19, 2021 6:31 PM

Sending thoughts, prayers and healing hugs to all the family. I am blessed to have known Bonita and will cherish every memory I have of her. Rest In Peace beautiful Bonita, give your mom and Sharon a hug from me.

Darcee Skalsky Rehovsky

March 17, 2021 2:05 PM

My thoughts and sympathy go out to the entire Mills family.  I have a lot of fond memories of the time spent with your family.  Sad to hear of Bonita's passing. 

Lee Aimers

March 17, 2021 11:06 AM

Rita and family,
I am very sorry for your loss. 

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