Virginia B. Mills

1947 - 2020

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Virginia B. Mills, age 73, of Findlay, died at 11:32am on Sunday, July 12, 2020, at Blanchard Valley Hospital. She was born on January 28, 1947 in Barnesville, Ohio to the late Jack Havens Burcher and Mary Lucille (Clary) Burcher. On October 19, 1974, she married Thomas Ralph Mills and he survives. Also surviving are a daughter, Lydia Anne (Ian Alexander) Mairs of Grand Rapids, MI; grandchildren: Caleb Alexander Mills, Rheeanon Celeste Mairs, Deirdre Lucille Mairs, Zelda Marie Mairs, Roland Anthony Mairs, and Jack William Mairs; and sisters: Jackie (Robert) Smith of Hiawatha, KS, Sandy (Gary) Shear of Hiawatha, KS and Jenneth (John) Shriver of Bealsville, OH. Other survivors include aunts and uncles: Bessie Thomas of St. Louis, MO, Shirley Burcher of Cortez, CO, Robert and Pat Burcher of Richmond, VA, Harry (Butch) Burcher of Tularosa, NM, and Rebecca Burcher of Truth or Consequences, NM; and numerous other cousins. Preceding her in death were grandparents: Harry and LB Burcher, and Raymond and Maude Clary; and aunts and uncles: Earle and Betty Burcher, John and Margaret Likens, Daniel and Marjorie Burcher, William Thomas, Harvey Burcher, Paul (Latty) Burcher, and Don and Esther Simeral. Virginia graduated in 1965 from Montezuma Cortez High School in Cortez, Colorado, and was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Findlay. She enjoyed sewing and music. Visitation will be held from 2:00-4:00pm and 6:00-8:00pm on Thursday, July 16, 2020 at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME in Findlay. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home at 11:00am on Friday, July 17, 2020. Pastors Tom Mellott and Richard Purvis will officiate. Interment will be held at 2:00pm on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at Friends Cemetery in Quaker City, Ohio. Memorials may be made to St. Pauls United Methodist Church in Findlay, St. Jude's Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105 or The American Diabetes Association, 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington, Va. 22202. Online condolences may be sent to

Service Information
  • Visitation Details:

    205 West Sandusky Street
    Findlay, Ohio 45840
    Thursday, July 16th 2020 2:00 - 4:00 PM & 6:00 - 8:00 PM

  • Funeral Service:

    Friday, July 17th 2020 - 11:00 AM

  • Service Location:

    205 West Sandusky Street
    Findlay, Ohio 45840

  • Final Resting Place:


  • Contributions:

    St. Jude's Children Hospital - Mills
    262 Danny Thomas Place
    Memphis, TN 38105

    St. Paul's United Methodist Church
    218 E. Sandusky St
    Findlay, Ohio 45840

    American Diabetes Association - Mills
    2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900
    Arlington, VA 22202

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To : Tom Mills and family
Date :Wednesday, July 15th 2020
From : Phil and Julie Arnold
We are so saddened to learn of Ginny’s passing. We were friends at St. Paul’s and often sat in the same pew. She always chatted with us, asking after Phil’s health. They compared notes on health issues. I enjoyed hearing her hum or sing quietly along with the choir. She will be so missed among her church family. I’m so glad to have known Ginny!

To : Mills Family
Date :Thursday, July 16th 2020
From : Paul Fultz
Mills Family,

We are so sorry to hear of Mrs. Mills passing. Thoughts and prayers are with you all. If you need anything, please let us know.