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377. Omer Hiram MILLS213 was born on 19 November 1891 in Uniontown, Crawford County, Arkansas.158,214,215 He died on 28 July 1964 at the age of 72 in Crawford County, Arkansas.214

Listed on stone as husband of Ruth Mills.

His name on his World War I draft registration is Omer Hiram Mills; he was 26, born 19 Nov 1891 and said he was born at Natural Dam. He was a farmer. He had a wife and 3 children dependant on him for support. He signed as Omer Hiram Mills.
Description was medium height, medium build, blue eyes, light hair.
Dated 5 Jun 1917, at Uniontown, Crawford Co, Arkansas.

1920 Census. Uniontown, Crawford, AR, Hh 5
Omer Mills, age 28, worked for the telephone company
Ruth, wife, 27
Goldie, dau, age 6. Thomas, son age 4. Roscoe, son, age 2.


His World War II draft registration gave much of the same information. His present address was Uniontown. The person who would always know his address was Ruth Small Mills of Uniontown. He was now age 50. He was employed by the WPA. Signed: Omer H. Mills. Height was 5'7"; weight 145 lbs. Blue eyes, brown hair, light brown complexion.
Dated 27 Apr 1942, Crawford County Draft Board.

Obit printed 6 Aug 1964:
O.H. Mills Rites Held Sat., Aug. 1
Services for Omer H. Mills, 72, Uniontown, were held Saturday, August 1, at the Uniontown Christian Church with the Rev. Prichard, Rev. R.M. Carroll, and the Rev. R. E. Pixley officiating. Burial was in Uniontown cemetery under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home.
Mr. Mills died July 28 in a local hospital. He was born and reared near Uniontown. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Uniontown Christian Chruch.
He is survived by his wife, Ruth, of the home; four sons, Thomas M. Mills of Red Bluff, Calif., James R. Mills of Cedarville, Ark.; J. M. Mills of Uniontown, and Melvin Ray Mills of Yba City, Calif; two daughters, Mrs. Goldia Barnes of Uniontown and Mrs. Fern Boyd of Lookout, Calif; and one half-brother, John Mills of Stillwell, Okla.
Active pallbearers were Ronnie Small, Johnny Small, Donald Neighbors, Jerry Neighbors, Donald Smith, and W. I. Goff.
Honorary pallbearers were Tom Marshall, Lindsay Peace, Ned Snow, Otto Hulsey, Hubert Roden, and Lindsey Fletcher.
WorldConnect database of Karen Blagg

Omer Hiram MILLS and Miranda Ruth SMALL were married on 17 August 1911 in Crawford County, Arkansas.216 Miranda Ruth SMALL159 was born on 8 September 1892.205,216 She died on 10 August 1987 at the age of 94 in Redding, Shasta County, California.205 She was buried at Uniontown Cemetery in Crawford County, Arkansas.

Maiden name from Homer Marshall of Uniontown.

Ruth is buried at Uniontown Cemetery, Crawford Co AR. There is a Miranda Ruth Mills in the California Death Index. A FamilyTree on Ancestry lists her death as 10 Aug 1987 in Redding, Shasta Co, CA. Her Social Security Death Index does state she obtained her number in Arkansas and that she was born 8 Sep 1892, died Aug 1987.

Omer Hiram MILLS and Miranda Ruth SMALL had the following children:

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Goldia MILLS was born in 1913.216

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ii.

Thomas Harrison MILLS.

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iii.

James Rosco MILLS was born in 1918.216

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iv.

Melvin Ray MILLS was born (date unknown).

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v.

Fern MILLS was born (date unknown).