SIKESTON -- Johnnie L. Mills, 88, died Nov. 13, 2012, at Miner Nursing Center.
Born July 27, 1924 in Union Hills, Ark., to the late Samuel Lawrence and Gertie May Postlwaite Mills, he worked for McDonnell-Douglass in Long Beach, Calif., before moving to Sikeston.
He is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Donald and JoAnn Mills of Sikeston; one brother, Ivy Mills of St. Louis; one sister, Louise Gibson of Sikeston; three grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one son, Jack Thomas Mills.
Visitation is from noon until time of services at 2 p.m. Saturday at Ponder Funeral Home. The Rev. Elijah Allen, chaplain for Preferred Hospice, will officiate.
Online condolences may be sent at ponderfuneralhome.com.