Mary Woolard Mills

Published 9:10 am Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Mrs. Mary Woolard Mills, age 100, a resident of Ridgewood Rehab and Living Center in Washington, NC and former resident of Douglas Crossroads in Washington, NC passed away on Wednesday, December 28, 2022.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday, January 4, 2023 at 11:00am at Beaver Dam Church of Christ officiated by Pastor Tony Krantz. Burial will follow at Oakdale Cemetery.

Mary was born in Beaufort County on October 2, 1922 daughter of the late Ottis Winfield Woolard and Martha Boyd Woolard. She married Joseph Dumay Mills on November 1, 1946. He preceded her in death on April 8, 1992. Mary was an active member of Beaver Dam Church of Christ for many years. She participated in the many activities of the Ladies Union and served as a Sunday School teacher. Mary was a homemaker and devoted volunteer at the Beaufort County Hospital for over forty years.

Aunt Mary is survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters: Hilda W. Latham, Alva W. Douglas, Mattie W. Black; four brothers: Charlie Walter Woolard, Ottis Boyd “OB” Woolard, Harold E. Woolard, and William E. “Billy” Woolard.

Memorials may be made to Beaver Dam Church of Christ, 5125 US Hwy 264 E., Washington, NC 27889.

Joseph B. Paul, Jr Funeral Service of Washington is serving the Mills family.