MILLS, Alphonso L. Sr.,
age 92, of Richmond, departed this life November 4, 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred Mills; one daughter, Ruby Ferguson; and one grandson, Anthony Mills. He is survived by one daughter, Bernadine Mills Givens; one son, Alphonso Mills Jr. (Patrice); four grandchildren, Eric Givens, Duron Ferguson, Alphonso Mills III and Lelia Burrell; 13 great-grandchildren, seven great-great-grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews; a devoted cousin, Lucille Smith; and other relatives and friends. Remains rest at Joseph Jenkins Jr. Funeral Home, 2011 Grayland Avenue. Funeral services will be held Saturday, 12 noon, at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, 1902 Rosewood Avenue, where remains will lie in state one hour prior to funeral time. Rev. Michael Moore, pastor, officiating. Interment Maury Cemetery. Family and friends assemble at the church 11:45 a.m. Saturday.