Phebie Cayton Mills

January 10, 1928 - August 22, 2022
Phebie Cayton Mills

Phebie Cayton Mills age 94, a resident of Chocowinity, NC passed away at her home on Monday, August 22, 2022.

A graveside funeral service will be held at 11:00 am Friday, August 26, 2022 at Pamlico Memorial Gardens officiated by Pastor Bobby Owens. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 pm Thursday, August 25, 2022 at Joseph B. Paul, Jr. Funeral Service.

Phebie was born in Beaufort County on January 10, 1928. The daughter of the late Alton Leo Cayton and Lizzie Edwards Cayton. She was married to Marvin Leroy Mills Sr. from 1948 to his passing in 1997. Phebie was a hardworking woman that was always doing something for others. She was a farmer’s wife and worked at King Chicken. She retired from Beaufort County Nursing Home as the kitchen manager. She enjoyed spending time with her family, cooking for her loved ones, and sewing or doing crafts. Cheese biscuits, fudge, and quilts were her specialties. Phebie served in the Ladies Auxiliary at Memorial Free Will Baptist Church where she was a member for more than fifty years.

She is survived by daughter: Phebie “Beth” Mills Dunn of Chocowinity, grandson: Stephen Dunn and wife Heather of Milledgeville, GA., grandson: Nabe Mills and wife Ashly of Chocowinity, granddaughter: Doni Jo Dunn Pflomm and husband Ray of Quantico, VA., and eight great-grandchildren: KaLynn, Taylor “Ellie Mae”, Hunter, Isaac, Trent Reed, Taylor Ann, Makenzie, and Abbie. Special friends Woody and Sue Woodson and Jay Kinnion.

She was proceeded in death by father: Alton Leo Cayton, mother: Lizzie Edwards Cayton, husband: Marvin Leroy Mills Sr., son: Marvin Leroy Mills Jr., granddaughter: Laura Beth Dunn Toler, great-granddaughter: Trinity Grace Dunn, siblings: Juanita Saad, Marie Poore, John Cayton, Leo Cayton, Bunnie Rowe, Henry Cayton, Cleon Cayton, Judy Godley, and Gloria Taylor.

Pallbearers will be Dwayne Kellum, Harold Smith, Coy Godley, Josh Grant, Warren “Buddy” Morrisette and Nabe Mills.

Joseph B. Paul, Jr. Funeral Service of Washington, NC is proudly serving the Mills family.




Graveside Service

Friday, August 26, 2022
11:00 AM

Pamlico Memorial Gardens - Directions
161 Avon Avenue
Washington, NC 27889

Visitation

Thursday, August 25, 2022
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Joseph B. Paul, Jr. Funeral Service - Directions
4500 US Highway 264 East
Washington, NC 27889
2529754500

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  • August 26, 2022
    Debbie says:
    Beautiful video of this special lady and family. Sending love and prayers that God will hold them tight during this time. Knowing she is in Heaven rejoicing makes everyone smile.❤️🙏

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    Sharon K TAYLOR says:
    Absolutely beautiful slide show and pics. Beautiful family!!! I will always remember that good cooking. Sorry did not make visitation. Prayers for all of you at ths time.

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    Jessie Potter says:
    Sad Goodbye to my old friend, Phobie. You will be missed by so many! I enjoyed our visits and the meals together were wonderful!

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    Lexa McMicken says:
    Phebie had been my other mother for 22 years. I will forever love and miss her. She loved Brittany and me like we were immediate family, and we both loved her!!

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