Mary Woolard Mills

October 2, 1922 - December 28, 2022
Mary Woolard Mills

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.


Celebration of Life

Wednesday, January 4, 2023
11:00 AM

Beaver Dam Church of Christ - Directions
5125 Hwy 264 E
Washington, Nc 27889
252-946-5743

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  • January 13, 2023
    Charlene Woolard says:
    To the extended familly. I wish to say I'm sorry. Ms Mary was a sweetheart. She was my sunday school teacher. She was my circle leader too. She is happy now, she is with Mr dumay now.

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  • January 04, 2023
    Harris Ray's family says:
    aunt Mary one of the Sweetest people ever We are blessed to have many great memories of her kindness and love .She was a awesome example of a Christian lady!!!

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  • January 04, 2023
    Ginger Woolard Newbold says:
    One of the sweetest ladies I have ever known. I waited on Mr. and Mrs. Mills many times when I worked at The Rendezvous Restaurant, and they were always such a joy to serve. She always had a smile on her face and loved to talk about her family, whom she loved dearly. Rest In Peace, sweet lady.

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  • December 29, 2022
    Julia Lodge says:
    Sincere Condolences to the Family of Mrs. Mary. She was so sweet. Sincerely Julia Lodge and Family