Colleen (Patton) Mills passed from this life on February 9th,2021 at OSU Medical Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma at the age of 85. Memorial services will be held 2:00 pm., Saturday, February 20th,2021, at the First Free Will Baptist Church, Oilton, Oklahoma. Arrangements are entrusted to Palmer Marler Funeral Home in Oilton,Oklahoma.
Colleen was born May 5th,1935 in Oilton, to the late Bob and Minnie (Barnes) Patton. She lived most of her life in Oilton, and attended Oilton schools. On August 5th,1952, Colleen married Gerald (Jerry) Mills. They have two daughters Debra Ann and Teressa Diane. She had a day care in her home, babysitting for many of the school teachers children. Later she worked in the Oilton School system for 22 years. After she retired, her and Jerry enjoyed traveling and was active with the Oilton Seniors Citizens.
She was a member at the Silver City, Free Will Baptist Church for 43 years, and her and husband Jerry enjoyed being Youth Directors for several of those years. In 2005, she moved her membership to Oilton First Free Will Baptist Church.
She loved to babysit her grandchildren and her great grandchildren. Colleen is survived by her two daughters; Debra Lane and husband Gary, Teressa Humble and husband John, sister, Arlene Mills and husband Kenneth, four grandchildren, Ryan Humble and wife Emily, Brad Lane and wife Shelley, Kyle Humble and wife Lacey, Kayla Pollard and husband Brandon, nine great grandchildren, Seth Humble and wife Makayle, Jack, Asa, Caleb, Kiley, Faith, Ryker, Brayden, and Ellie, and a host of nieces and nephews and friends and family. Colleen was preceded in death by her parents, Bob and Minnie Patton, husband Gerald (Jerry) Mills, and brothers, Merlan Patton, Alfred Patton, Robert Patton, Jack Patton, and Bill Patton. She loved her family and will be missed very much.