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Marquita Renee Mills

February 6, 1984 ~ January 25, 2024 (age 39) 39 Years Old
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Marquita Mills Obituary

Marquita Mills was born February 6, 1984, in Russelville, AL, to her mother, Eugenia Mills and her father, Bobby Thompson. She was a longterm and proud resident of Tuscumbia, AL, but she departed her life peacefully at her sister’s, Monica Davis, home in Sheffield, AL.

She accepted Christ at the tender age of 12 years old at Zion Number One Missionary Baptist Church in Barton, AL. Later in life, she joined First Missionary Baptist of the Shoals. Marquita graduated from Sheffield High School in 2002. She went on to become a certified cosmetologist at Northwest Shoals Community College. Marquita thoroughly enjoyed interior design, going to yard sales, and gardening.

She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Eugene Mills; father, Bobby Thompson; brother, Maricus Smith; uncles, Jose and Ricky Mills; and nephew, Lavorick Welch.

She leaves to cherish her memory: her grandmother, Gloria Mills; a devoted grandmother to her children Patricia (William) Bates; mother, Eugenia Mills; bonus father, Michael Davis; beautiful daughter, NeKeynna Bates; handsome son, Melvin Bates, Jr.; sister, LaKeshia Welch (Vincent Thomas); devoted sister and caregiver, Monica Davis (Blake Beckwith); nephews, La’vedrick Welch and Blake Beckwith, Jr.; niece, Za’marah Beckwith; aunts, Larenda Mills and Caremilla Good; uncles, Chris Mills (Felecia), Vincent Thompson, Lincoln Thompson, and Robert Beckwith; beautiful and devoted best friend, Annie Chapman; devoted father of her children, Melvin Bates; special friend, Jack Vetra; and a host of cousins and other friends.

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Public Viewing
February 2, 2024

12:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Trinity Memorial Funeral Home
3935 East 2nd St.
Muscle Shoals, Alabama 35661

Funeral Service
February 3, 2024

2:00 PM
First Missionary Baptist Church of Shoals City
1713 1st Avenue
Muscle Shoals, AL 35661

Interment following funeral service
February 3, 2024

Oakwood Cemetery- Sheffield
Hatch Blvd
Sheffield, AL 35660

Please note
*Reverend Amos Williams, Pastor. Ms. Mills will lie in the sanctuary one hour prior to the funeral service.

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