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Barbara Ellen Cottingham Mills

July 20, 1950 — December 6, 2023

Monroe, LA

Barbara Ellen Cottingham Mills

Barbara Ellen Cottingham Mills was born on July 20, 1950. Barbara passed away at her residence after a sudden illness. Her services will be held at Lea Joyner Memorial Methodist Church, 4390 Old Sterlington Rd., Monroe, LA, on Wednesday, December 13, 2023, at 3:00 P.M, under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home Sterlington Rd. Visitation will be from 2:00 P.M. until 3:00 P.M. at the church prior to the service. Pastor Ben McGehee and Rev. Betty Swanson will officiate. Interment will be at Mulhearn Memorial Park Cemetery in Monroe, LA.

Barbara was preceded in death by her parents, Earl and Maxine Cottingham, and the love of her life, her son, Terry Michael Cannon.

She is survived by her husband, Danny Mills; stepchildren, Heath Mills and wife Jennifer, and Heather Mills; grandchildren, Brennan Mills, Bailey Mills, Liam Mills and Lauren Telano; brother, Rusty Cottingham and wife Diane; niece, Kelley Wood (Trey); nephew, Kris Cottingham (Christianne); great nieces, Hunter Elise Bryan, Addie Wood and Violet Cottingham; great nephews, Colby Wood (Carlee), Eli Bryan and Jagger Doucet; and her beloved dog, Toby; as well as many beloved cousins and friends.

Barbara’s entire career was spent in the insurance industry. Her personality was bigger than life and she never met a stranger. She loved LSU baseball and would accompany her brother and family to many games and tournaments. Barbara was a life long and faithful member of Lea Joyner Memorial Methodist Church.

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Visitation

Wednesday, December 13, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Lea Joyner Memorial Methodist Church

4390 Old Sterlington Rd., Monroe, LA 71203

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Memorial Service

Wednesday, December 13, 2023

Starts at 3:00 pm (Central time)

Lea Joyner Memorial Methodist Church

4390 Old Sterlington Rd., Monroe, LA 71203

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