Mrs. Bernice Bargo Mills age 90 of Barbourville, Kentucky departed this life on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 in the Barbourville Appalachian Regional Hospital. She was the daughter of the late John Bargo and Sally (Grubb) Bargo, born to them on September 22, 1929. She united in marriage with Cecil Mills and to this union eight children were born. He preceded her in death.
Bernice was a woman of great faith in the Lord. She enjoyed cooking, gardening and family gatherings. She will be remembered as a selfless, devoted mother and grandmother.
She is preceded in death by her husband Cecil Mills, her son Milton C. Mills, daughter in law Debbie Mills, son in law James Bays, sisters Edna Smith and Gladys Castle, brothers, John Junior Bargo, Gabe Bargo, Hubert Bargo, Hobert Bargo, Gilbert Bargo and Arthur Bargo.
She leaves behind to mourn her passing, her loving and long-time friend and companion, David Jackson of Barbourville, her children, Edward Mills and wife Misty of Somerset, Kentucky, Carol Tarlton and husband Tom of Carmel, Indiana, E.J. Mills of Barbourville, Kentucky Ronnie Mills and wife Joyce of Barbourville, Kentucky Clara Frederick and husband Dennis of Heidrick, Kentucky, Swella Bingham of Richmond, Kentucky and Sherilenna Disney and husband Greg of Georgetown, Indiana, grandchildren, Judy Bays, Pam Taylor, Eddie Mills, Jamie Mills, Adam Mills, Brandon Bingham, Brian Frederick, Berneil Mills, Carrie Mills, Brooke Bingham, Lauren Fryrear, Holli Disney and Eric Mills, great grandchildren, Charis Frederick, Kennedee Mills, Oakley Mills, Breydon Mills, Jordan Mills, Kylie Mills, Lauren Elizabeth Disney, Cole Fryrear, Lily Kay Fryrear, Jaxon Mills, Caylin Mills, Weston Hunter Mills, Addy Mills, Jenson Mills and Mason Mills. She also leaves behind a host of many relatives and friends to mourn her passing.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to her caregivers at the Barbourville Health and Rehabilitation Center, Professional Home Health of Barbourville and the Barbourville ARH.
Funeral services for Bernice Bargo Mills will be conducted in the Cobb-Hampton Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. She will be laid to rest in the Barbourville Cemetery. Pallbearers will be her grandsons, Jamie Mills, Adam Mills, Brandon Bingham, Brian Frederick, Berneil Mills and Eric Mills and great grandsons, Breydon Mills and Jordan Mills. Cobb-Hampton Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.
Friends will be received at the Cobb-Hampton Funeral Home on Saturday, from 11:00 a.m. until the hour of service at 2:00 p.m. We will be asking that you abide by the governor’s executive order that masks be worn while in public.
To the Mills family, the staff of the Cobb-Hampton Funeral Home would like to offer you our heartfelt sympathy during your time of bereavement.
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