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Paoli Christian Church
Monday April 4th, 2022
11:00am - 1:00pm

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Celebration of Life

Paoli Christian Church
Monday April 4th, 2022

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Jerry Mills

Jerry Mills, age 77, of French Lick, Indiana entered into eternal rest on March 28th, 2022 at Springs Valley Meadows, French Lick, Indiana.
He was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on May 28th, 1944 to Leon and Edith (Case) Mills.

Jerry married Donna Gibson on June 11th, 1998 and she survives.

He was preceded in death by his Parents and (1) Sister – Charlene Lane.

Jerry was a member of Paoli Christian Church where he was a Deacon, the children’s bible study teacher and a greeter on Sunday mornings.  He was a 1962 graduate of Springs Valley High School, received his Bachelor’s degree in education from Oakland City College, and earned his master’s degree in education from Indiana State University.
He taught Business at North Newton High School in Morocco, Indiana, Northwood Institute and North East Dubois High School where he retired. While teaching at North East Dubois he was also the High School Golf Coach, High School Girls Basketball Coach and Middle School Girls Basketball Coach. Jerry also worked at the Donald Ross Golf Course.

Jerry loved watching IU sports, especially football and basketball.  He also enjoyed walking, traveling, working in the church and “puttering” around the house.

Jerry is survived by:

Wife - Donna Mills of French Lick, Indiana

(1) Son - Tracy Mills (Jessica) of Fishers, Indiana

(1) Daughter - Angie Mills Brown (Jeff) of Lafayette, Indiana

(2) Step-Sons - Kevin Baker of Hardinsburg, Indiana
                Justin Baker (Angela) of Birdseye, Indiana

(1) Step-Daughter - Ashley Gibbs (Chad) of English, Indiana

(6) Grandchildren and (8) Step-Grandchildren

A Celebration of Life Ceremony will be held at Paoli Christian Church on Monday, April 4th, 2022 at 1:00 p.m.

Visitation for friends will be on April 4th, 2022 at Paoli Christian Church from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service.

Cremation was chosen and burial will be at Ames Chapel Cemetery at a later date.

Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home, French Lick, Indiana. 47432. Condolences may be made on our Facebook page at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home or at our website – www.brosmer-kemplefuneralhome.com

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Jerry was a great friend, brother-in-law,and teacher/coach who taught for me at NEDUBOIS, during my 23 years as Superintendent! I am so sorry for his passing! May God Bless Your family with His love! He will be missed!🙏

Dick & Linda Kerby; Apr 4 2022 9:36 PM

I considered Jerry a good friend. We were Springs Valley teammates together. In fact, he made the first basket in the Springs Valley gym.
I wish his children and wife. the best.

Roger Fisher Apr 4 2022 2:04 PM

All our best to the Mills family. A patient team builder is quite a legacy.

Tim and Carolyn Moran Apr 4 2022 9:55 AM

I will never ever forget all of the golf trips with he and our Dad. Those two were a pair! Always laughing and pulling pranks. We had no idea how blessed we really were to get to spend every summer traveling around with our Dads. I know we miss them but they live on in us and our kids. Love you all and praying for you a you grieve. xoxo Kelli and Libby

Libby Pancake Apr 4 2022 9:25 AM

We remember him as a friendly, gentle and humble man yet strong in his faith and love for his family and friends and students.

Scott and Karen Cobel Apr 3 2022 4:13 PM

Mr. Mills was a wonderful teacher and friend… thank you for all the memories!

Angie Helming Neff Mar 31 2022 5:20 PM

Uncle Jerry you will be truly missed by many.

Susie Tucker Mar 31 2022 11:44 AM

Mr. Mills you were a great teacher. Great mentor in class. You introduced me to many business studies. Great memories of selling fruit, attending OEA / BPA conventions, your patience as a teacher and coach. You were an asset to NDHS and to all of your students. You will be missed. May your family fine peace.

Julia Hurst Mar 30 2022 8:52 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Jerry Mills

Dave & Michele Reuber Mar 30 2022 2:19 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Jerry Mills

Bob Prather and Jeanne Schedel Mar 30 2022 11:21 AM

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