Oregon - Frank Mills, 81, of Lyons passed away Thursday at his
home. Frank was born in Long Beach, California to William E.
and Ruth (Lawrence) Mills. He grew up in Leaburg and in 1951
joined the Navy where he served during the Korean Conflict.
His last station was in Kwajalein where he participated in the
atomic tests, “Operation Castle”.
In 1963 he married
Phyllis Specht in Jefferson, Oregon. Frank was a heavy
construction equipment operator, and also had a log truck and
Frank was preceded
in death by his parents, 2 sons-in-law, and his brother
Kenneth Mills. He is survived by his wife Phyllis; daughters
Joyce Bull and Teresa Price, both of Rocky Mount, NC; sister
Doris (Wayne) Hansen of Leaburg, OR; sister-in-law Barbara
Mills of Crabtree, OR; 3 grandchildren, and 7 great
Private interment to
follow at a later date at Greenwood Cemetery in Leaburg, OR.
Arrangements entrusted to Weddle