MILLS, MARTHA LUCILLE, 90. Died on Christmas Day, 2004, Lucille received the gift of eternal life as promised by her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. She was born on June 9, 1914 in Mannsville, Oklahoma, the only child of William Preston and Addie Etta Freeze. Lucille grew up during the depression on a small farm, but after graduating as Salutatorian from her high school, she received a BS degree from Oklahoma State University in Norman, Oklahoma. At age 19, she met at church the one and only love of her life, George Franklin Mills. They were married on May 26, 1936 in a gas station in Durant, Oklahoma where George was working during college; and they shared life together for over 68 years. Georges position with an architectural firm brought them to Dallas where Lucille managed her home, loved and reared her children and was a true Christian helpmeet to her husband. She taught second grade at Pleasant Run Elementary School in Lancaster for 16 years, guiding and touching the lives of over 400 children during that time. After retirement, Lucille enjoyed making ceramics, playing bridge and traveling with George, especially their trip to the Holy Lands. Lucille is preceded in death by her parents and her beloved granddaughter, Julie Christine Vineyard. She is survived by her loving husband, George; her children, Judith Ann McIntosh, George Franklin Mills, Jr. and his wife Monica, Joyce Anita Cleary and her husband, John Paul; grandchildren, Leann Pickle and her husband, Todd; Jeff McIntosh and his wife, Kim; Lisa Clements and her husband, Randy; David Mills and his wife Jodi; Patrick Mills; and her great grandchildren: Nathan and Madelyn Pickle, Eric and Jordan McIntosh; and Reid and Evan Mills. Private graveside services will be held at Sparkman Hillcrest. A memorial service will celebrate Lucilles life at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 30, 2004, at Skillman Church of Christ. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Skillman Library Fund, Skillman Church of Christ, 3014 Skillman Street, Dallas, TX 75206. Lucille will be remembered as a servant of the Lord who is now rejoicing in his presence.