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Elgene "Gene" Mills

August 15, 1922 ~ June 24, 2018 (age 95)
Elgene "Gene" Mills, 95, of Duncan, Oklahoma passed away Sunday June 24, 2018 in Duncan.
Services will be 10:00am Friday, June 29, 2018 at Highland Park Baptist Church, Duncan with the Rev. Jerry Couch officiating. Interment will follow at the Duncan Municipal Cemetery with military honors provided by Stephens County Honor Guard. Services are under the direction of Don Grantham Funeral Home, Duncan.
The family will visit with friends at the funeral home Thursday 5:00 to 7:00pm
Elgene was born Aug. 15, 1922 in Hugoton, Kansas to Helen Louise (Hager) Mills and Lorel Lincoln Mills. He married Margie Lee Hart on Jan. 4, 1945 in Jacksonville, Florida. She preceded him in death on Nov. 15, 2011.
Gene served in the United States Navy. He was employed as an independent consultant in the oil and gas industry. He enjoyed gardening, cooking, trout fishing and ranching.
Gene was a longtime member of Highland Park Baptist Church in Duncan.
Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Jeanie and Mike Edge of Duncan; a sister, Pauline Hedgecock of Cortez, CO; a brother, Dude Mills of Montrose, CO; a grandson, Shawn Edge and his spouse, Lauren of Salem, MA; and two great-grandchildren, Emily and Aaron Edge; and many nieces, nephews and other family members.
Gene was also preceded in death by his parents; two sisters; and five brothers.
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