Donna Rae Mills - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Donna Rae Mills

March 13, 1949 - September 26, 2023

Donna Rae Mills, age 74, of McDonough, GA, and formerly of New Castle, DE, passed away on Tuesday, September 26, 2023.

Born in Wilmington, DE, on March 13, 1949, she was a daughter of the late Otis M. and Doris Mae (Reed) Crowhorn. Donna worked as a dietician at Delaware State Hospital for 27 years until her retirement.

In her spare time, Donna enjoyed tending to her garden or crocheting beautiful pieces for her friends and family. She loved to watch westerns. Above all, Donna cherished time spent with her family, especially her grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Donna was preceded in death by her husband, Clinton H. Mills; son, Clinton W.T. Mills, Sr.; siblings, Judith Ann Mirth, John Wayne Crowhorn, and Raymond Crowhorn; and grandson, Michael Mills. She is survived by her children, James C. Mills, Sr. and Mikiail Crowhorn Mills, Sr. (Fatimah Jones-Mills); siblings, James “Jimmy” Crowhorn and Patricia Lee Williams; grandchildren, Tynetta, Shakia, Clinton Jr., Jania, James Jr., Kyaire, Dymere, Niara, Mikiail Jr., Milayia, Kyla, and Amir; great-grandchildren, Jah’mere, Israel, and Mauri; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.

The Mills family would like to extend a special thank you to Nichole Potter, Clinton Mills, Jr., Tish McLaurin, Donna Rush, Jania Mills, Niara Mills, Donna Williams, and Kimberlyn Ray for the special care given to Donna during her time of need.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 9 am until 11:30 am on Thursday, October 5, 2023, at Ezion Fair Baptist Church, 1400 B St., Wilmington, DE 19801, where a funeral service will begin at 11:30 am. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Donna’s memory to the Delaware State University Foundation, 1200 North DuPont Highway, Dover, DE 19901, please include on the memo line “Michael Mills Scholarship Fund”, or online by clicking here.


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23 Condolences for Donna Rae Mills

  • There’s on word’s that can be said at a time like this,but I do know God can do all things if you let him

  • My condolences to the family, God called her home and she is safe in his arms. She lived an abundant life and has touched many lives throughout her life. We celebrate her and I ask that god continues to grant the family grace and mercy, provide comfort in Jesus name.

  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. During this time of loss, we want you to know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Your mother’s spirit will forever shine through you all, and her love will continue to guide your paths.

  • Sorry for your loss and will be praying for James Mills and the entire family during your time of bereavement.

  • I Send My Sincere Condolences To James and The Rest of the Mills Family….Ms.Donna is Gone But She Lives Through Y’all in Spirit….🙏🏾🙏🏾

  • Praying for you and your family.

  • My heart and thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time. Your mother will be missed by those that knew her.

  • My deepest condolences.

  • I’m sending My condolences to the Mills family I love y’all and may God continue to bless you through your trouble times.

  • Donna you will be missed by many. My condolences to all🙏

  • Bear, I am
    So sorry for Your loss. Sending my prayers & words of comfort to you and the family. Here if you
    Need anything. Michele & Brownie 🙏🏾♥️

  • Pat and Family, So sorry for your loss, but one day we all hope to meet our father. Prayers are with you and family.

  • Psalm31
    Save me,and strengthen me. I know you abide in me. You O God, are my Rock. You are my shelter and my mighty fortress; my comfort in times of sorrow; my peace in times of pain & distress.
    To James (Bear) & The Mills Family
    We send our heartfelt condolences at this difficult time.

  • I Love Ms. Donna, & will miss her very much, she was a wonderful person, & she enjoyed her LIFE…!!!‼⁉️🎯♥️💋💯

  • Mom U Are Truly Going to be Missed, Alwayz There To Listen to whom ever needed Someone to be listened to, Always There for encouragement, just to stop by and say hello or when I was in uh situation that needed A WOMEN’S WISDOM You were always There always Loving Caring and keeping it 💯⚡Love You Mom Rest in Peace, Your Prodigal Son ROSCOE, NEWCASTLE T/G

  • Always in my heart ♥️
    The Watson Family sends our deepest condolences. We love you all

  • I pray this message finds the family in the best of health and spirit. I had the pleasure of meeting Mrs. Mills on my visit to Delaware. It was such a blessing meeting the mother of James. I pray the family will find peace in this time of grief.

  • My love and Prayers go out for the family

  • Many loving memories of Mrs Donna Mills you will be missed. My love and prayers go to all the family for blessings and strength

  • My Lady it hurts my hurt to see you go, but I know your new journey begins. I know you’re with your loved ones including your oldest son who you missed and loved so deeply. I will forever cherish the moments we had, the memories we share, and the unconditional love you always gave. Until we meet again, I wish nothing but peace and safe travels on your new adventure with everyone who welcomely waited for you to come home. I Love You Now, Forever and Always even after time itself is no more.

  • Miss Donna they will not be another OG like you in HP. From the candy store back in day too our talks as I grow up, you words, your wisdom and overall U will for sure be miss. Tell Clint and little Michael hi.

  • Thinking of you and wishing you moments of peace and comfort as you remember your family’s amazing matriarch.

  • I just want to take a second to offer my condolences to the family I apologize for not being able to be present my prayers are with you all know that our loss is God’s game be blessed