A home-going celebration for Beatrice Hughes Mills will be held 11 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 22 at the Greater First Baptist Church in West Helena.
A home-going celebration for Beatrice Hughes Mills will be held 11 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 22 at the Greater First Baptist Church in West Helena. Burial will follow in Jackson Memorial Cemetery in Southland. The only viewing will be 6:10 p.m. to 8:10 p.m. tonight at the Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church in Helena where Rev. C.H. Harrison is pastor.
Beatrice was known for singing with the legendary Hughes Sisters for many year, especially, the popular duet selection "It's in my Heart." She will be truly missed by her family and friends.
Mrs. Beatrice leaves 12 brothers and sisters; 70 nephews and nieces; 125 great-nephews and nieces; four godchildren; and a large host of cousins and friends.
The family will receive any food, cards or flowers at the Greater First Baptist Church fellowship hall for the repass.
Jackson and Highley Funeral Home will direct services.