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Nell P. Milling, 93, of Richland, Mississippi, passed away from her earthly home to her heavenly home Tuesday, November 2, 2021, at St. Dominic’s Hospital in Jackson, Mississippi. She was born Wednesday, December 28, 1927, in Mount Olive, Mississippi.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, November 6, 2021, from 12:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m. at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home in Mount Olive, Mississippi.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, November 6, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home. The burial will follow in Mount Olive City Cemetery in Mount Olive, Mississippi. Bro. Buddy Keys will officiate. Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Mount Olive is in charge of arrangements. (601) 797-3811

Mrs. Milling was a member of First Baptist Church of Richland, Mississippi.  She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, daughter, sister, and friend.  She worked as the Head of Nursing at Ellisville State School until retirement.  She enjoyed going to church, working in her garden, and most of all spending time with her family.  She will be greatly missed by her loving family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Robert Milling; parents, Thomas Frank Parrett and Myrtle Mae Hall Parrett; two brothers, J.W. Parrett and Bud Parrett; and one sister, Inez Parrett.

Survivors include three children, Rozanne Milling Odell and her husband, Jim, of California, Barbara Milling Cartwright and her husband, James, of Laurel, and John Robert Milling and wife, Debbie, of Richland; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one sister, Faye Parrett Owens and her husband, Buddy, of Petal; and a host of other family members and friends.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.

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Colonial Chapel Funeral Home is an online news source serving Simpson and surrounding counties as well as the State of Mississippi.


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