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Marjorie Jean (Christy) Mills of Bettendorf
Died on Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018


Cemetery: Pine Hill Cemetery

Marjorie Jean (Christy) Mills, 86, of Bettendorf, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018 at her home. Private graveside services at Pine Hill Cemetery, Davenport, will be held with Pastor Karl Roberts officiating. Memorials may be made to Genesis Hospice. Weerts Funeral Home, Davenport, is assisting her family with arrangements.

Mrs. Mills was born in 1931 in Bloomfield, Iowa to Orval and Alma Christy. She married Floyd (Whitey) Mills on November 25, 1948 in Queen City, Missouri. She was the first female bus driver for the Bettendorf Community School District. She also worked for Servus Rubber, Rock Island, for over 12 years and from which she retired in 1990. Mom and Dad watched NASCAR racing, and enjoyed camping and traveling. They loved going to the Grand Ole Opry with Wayne and Adda Little. Mom and Dad enjoyed spending the winter months in Arizona. Mom loved her children and especially enjoyed and loved ALL her grandchildren. She always had a big smile when seeing the little ones. She will be missed.

Survivors include her daughters Janis Mills of Bettendorf and Nancy (William) Patterson of LeClaire, IA; son Rodney (Mary Jo) Mills of Bettendorf; grandchildren Joshua and Travis Patterson, Kaitlin Mills, Brianna (Eric) Schimp, Cara (Justin) Cromie and Andrew Healey; and great-grandchildren Ella, Jacob, Caroline, Mikaley, Ethan, Bentley, Rhemi and Nora.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two sisters Helen Zuehlke and Hazel Wheaton; four brothers Harold, Harlan, Howard and Richard Christy; and a granddaughter Christina Healey.

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