Obituary for Ben Calvin Dewitt Mills
Blessed are they that mourn: they shall be comforted Matthew 5:4
Ben Calvin DeWitt Mills, 38, of 1017 Randolph Street, Statesville, passed away on Wednesday, July 5, 2017, at Iredell Memorial Hospital following an extended illness. He was born in Iredell County on December 30, 1978, and was the son of Annie Marie Colvert Mills and the late Ben Douglas Mills. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his grandmothers, Lillian Farrar Mills and Cassie Colvert.
He was a graduate of Statesville High School and attended Elmwood AME Zion Church.
He leaves to cherish the memory of his life, his mother, Annie C. Mills of the home; his girlfriend, Jessica Bryant of Statesville; one brother, Melvin Colvert of Statesville; two nephews, Melvin Colvert, Jr. and Byran S. Colvert, both of Statesville; aunts and uncles, Marvin (Pauline) Colvert of Statesville, Willis (Geneva) Mills of Mooresville, Shirley Mills of Salisbury and Georgianna Berryman of Columbus, Ga.; a host of cousins including special cousins, Delisa Caldwell, Nikki Caldwell and Marvin Caldwell; other relatives and dear friends.
Celebration of Life Services will be conducted Monday, July 10, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. at The Mary B. Bigham Memorial Chapel of Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home. Rev. Norman C. Dudley will officiate and burial will follow in the Belmont Cemetery. Mr. Mills will remain at Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home where members of the family will receive friends from 12:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m., but will assemble at the residence at other times.
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Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home is serving the family of Mr. Ben Calvin Mills.