SIKESTON - Leaum Mills, 76, died Dec. 5, 2006, at his home.
Born March 13, 1930, in Union Hill, Ark., he was the son of the late Lawrence and Gertie Postalwaite Mills. A U.S. Army veteran, he was employed at Noranda Aluminum as a utility man until his retirement in September 1993.
On Dec. 19, 1980, he married Reba Hutton, who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: one son, Michael Mills of Fair Grove; one daughter, Sue Ellen Flynn of Portageville; three stepdaughters, Rebecca Hunyer and Tina Dyson of Greenfield, Ind. and Sabrina Thompson of East Prairie; two brothers, Ivy C. Mills of Creve Coure and Johnnie Mills of Sikeston; one sister, Louise Gibson of Sikeston; and 12 grandchildren, including Alex Smith of the home; and three great-grandchildren.
Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. Thursday at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston, where services will held at 11 a.m. Friday. The Rev. Rick Anderson will officiate.
Burial with full military honors will follow in the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery at Bloomfield.