Wayne Mills – 74

Raleigh Wayne Mills, age 74 of Hazlehurst, passed away Saturday, October 5, 2019 at his residence under the care of Georgia Hospice.

Mr. Mills was born September 4, 1945 in Baxley, GA to the late Richard Mills and the late Lennie Altman Mills. He was a veteran of the United States Navy and was retired from the United States Post Office. Mr. Mills was a member of Graham United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by a brother, Frank Mills.

Survivors include his sons, Raleigh Wayne Mills, Jr. (April & Will) of Baxley and Jonathan Mills of Hazlehurst; his partner of 21 years, Cathy Linebarger of Hazlehurst and her children, Tara Linebarger of Hazlehurst and Rodney Linebarger of Carrollton, GA;  sister, Annette Richards, of  Atlanta, GA; brothers, James Mills and Vann Mills both of Baxley; grandson, Kade Mills and granddaughter Marleigh Mills both of Hazlehurst.

Funeral services will be held Monday, October 7, at 3:00 PM in the chapel of Swain Funeral Home.  Rev. Brian Brazzell and Rev. Ricky Mills will officiate.

Active pallbearers are Patrick White, Glenn Yawn, Vann Mills, Jr., Ricky Mills, Andy Newsome and Jimmy Curry.

Interment will follow in Corinth Cemetery.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral service.

Arrangements are under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.