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Billy Ray Mills
1942 - 2014

Billy Ray Mills, 72, of Archer City passed away Thursday, May 8.

Memorial services were held Monday at the chapel of Hampton Vaughan Funeral Home with Pastor Jon Curry of Grace Community Church of Archer City officiating. Military honors were rendered by the U. S. Navy Honor Guard.

Mr. Mills was born Jan. 29, 1942, in Wichita Falls to James Mills and Marie (McHughs) Mills and they preceded him in death. He served in the U. S. Navy in Vietnam and later was in the retail business in Wichita Falls, retiring in 2006.

Survivors include his wife of 36 years, Teresa (Lance) Mills of Archer City; two sons, Bradly Mills of Yukon, OK. and Paul Mills of Beijing, China; four sisters, Charlotte Gorski of Azle, Judy Horton of Iowa Park, Patti Gowan of Fayette, N.C. and Kathy Lipe Gillpatrick of Bastrop, LA.; brother, Mike Mills of Seattle, WA.; and two granddaughters.

The family suggest memorials be sent to State National Bank of Texas, P. O. Box 1190, Archer City, TX 76351 in memory of Billy Mills or go to any branch of State National Bank of Texas and make payable to Teresa Mills.

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