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.