Jean Beaushaw Mills

Published 6:01 pm Thursday, November 5, 2020

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Jean Beaushaw Mills

CONCORD, Va. — D. Jean Beaushaw Mills, 89, of Dreaming Creek Road, Concord, died on Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, in Fairmont Crossing Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was the wife of the late Garnett Arley Albert Mills Sr.

Born in Detroit, Michigan, on Jan. 21, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Doris Ackron Kallstrom and the late Frederick Beaushaw. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. Jean was a retired teacher with the Appomattox County School system.

She is survived by a son, Thomas Mills of Madison Heights; two daughters and sons-in-law, Sally and Greg Tyree of Madison Heights and Dinah and Oscar Babb of Franklin; son-in-law, Paul Allen; daughter-in-law, Laura Mills both of Concord; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; special friends, Shirley Eye and Freda Layne; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Jeanene M. Allen; a son, Garnett A. Mills Jr.; a grandson, Jeremy A. Tyree; and a brother, Jack Beaushaw.

A private memorial service will be held to celebrate the life of Jean.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials donations to Concord Rescue Squad, PO Box 48, Concord, VA 24538; or Trinity UMC Building Fund, 4901 Oakville Road, Appomattox, VA 24522.

The family wishes to express their gratitude to the staff at Fairmont Crossing for their care of Jean.

Robinson Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family.

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