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Gloria Jean Hyer Taylor Mills

March 26, 1949 — September 25, 2021

Gloria Jean Hyer Taylor Mills

Ruby, SC

Mrs. Gloria Jean Hyer Taylor Mills, age 72, entered into rest on Saturday, September 25, 2021. Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Monday, September 27, 2021 at Ruby Church of God by Pastor Ronnie Poston and Pastor Donald Deal with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends on Sunday, September 26, 2021 from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM at Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home.

Due to COVID-19 regulations, our staff is committed to taking care of our guests and families that we serve. We also ask all guests and family members attending visitations and services to please continue social distancing and face coverings are strongly encouraged.

Mrs. Mills was born March 26, 1949 in Bennettsville, SC a daughter of the late Purtie Lee and Norma Louise Lyles Hyer Taylor. She was a dedicated homemaker and a former employee of Carolina Restaurant. Gloria was a faithful member of Ruby Church of God for over 50 years. A loving wife, mother, and grandmother, Mrs. Mills was a loving foster parent for many years. She also enjoyed reading, working word puzzles, and watching Jimmy Swaggart.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Mills was also preceded in death by a son, Timothy Ray Mills.

Survivors include her husband of 55 years, James Leland Mills of the home; children, James Eric (Charles Cartrette) Mills of Lamar, SC, Elizabeth Ann (Michael) Davis of Ruby, SC, and Mark Anthony (Vanessa) Mills of Chesterfield, SC; grandchildren, Skylar Burch Mills, Emelia Rayne Davis, Timmy Mark Mills, Mikey Davis, Alyssa Mills, Kailyn Davis, Ethan Mills, and James Ryan Mills; siblings, Charles Allen (Mary) Hyer, Deborah Lee Taylor, Patricia Gail Wright all of Polkton, NC, William Douglas (Mary Lynn) Taylor of Wadesboro, NC, Richard Michael (Cathy) Taylor of Norwood, NC, and Barbara Ellen Taylor of Polkton, NC; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Flowers are welcomed, but for those wishing to make a donation, the family suggests one of Gloria’s favorite charities, The American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.

Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home ( of Chesterfield, SC is serving the Mills family.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Gloria Jean Hyer Taylor Mills, please visit our flower store.

Past Services


Sunday, September 26, 2021

4:00 - 6:00 pm

Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home

318 E Main St, Chesterfield, SC 29709

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Funeral Service

Monday, September 27, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm

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