Obituary: James “Cup” Marion Mills


James ”Cup” Marion Mills, 88, of Desha, Arkansas passed away Nov. 9, 2020.

He was born May 19, 1932, in Desha, Arkansas in Desha to Norris W. and Leona (Leonard) Mills.

Survivors include his sister, Mary Margaret Mills of Little Rock; one granddaughter, Jamie Michelle Mills of Oklahoma City; companion, Roberta J. Sampson of Desha; two step-sons, Norman Travis (Maureen) of Sacramento, California and Joe Hittman (Billie) of Livingston, Texas; two step-daughters, Linda Young (Norman) of Livingston, Texas and Theresa Travis of Largo, Florida, and caregiver, Donna Couch of Pfeiffer.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ermalee Mills; parents; one son, James Michael Mills; one step-son, Michael Travis; two brothers, Winfred C. Mills and Thomas Aaron, and three sisters, Dorothy F. Mills, Annona Etheridge, and Geraldine Pierce.

Graveside services will be Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. at Alderbrook Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Crouch Funeral Home with Larry Sellers officiating.

We are complying with the Arkansas Department of Health guidelines. All attendees must provide and wear their own masks and social distancing will be observed.

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