Donna Marie White Mills, 72, of Zionville, passed away Thursday, August 1, 2019 at the Foley Center in Blowing Rock, North Carolina. Born in Williamson, West Virginia, she was a daughter of the late Columbus & Nannie Hall White. Donna lived in Watauga County for most of her life. She was a retired Lab Technician at TRW and was a member of the Apostolic Church of Vilas. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roger Mills who passed away January 2, 2013, and by a sister, Iva Adkins of Lenoir. Survivors include her children, Maria Lynn Sherwood & husband James, Sugar Grove, and James Steven Fox & wife Kim, of Boone; her grandchildren, Caden Smith and Amanda Fox Brown & husband Cody all of Zionville, and Ashley Fox of Blowing Rock; great grandchildren, Ryley and Peyton Brown; sisters, Fern & husband Roger and Hazel & Gloria; and special nieces, Yvonne and Lynnette, both of Lenior. Graveside service will be conducted at 10:45 a.m. Monday, August 5, 2019 in the Mountain Home National Cemetery, Johnson City, Tn., with Pastor Terry Carver and Pastor Gabriel Faulkner officiating. Burial will follow the service. The family would like to express a special Thank You to the staff at Foley Center and the staff of Medi Home Health & Hospice of Boone. Also a special Thank you to Kylie Sherwood. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in memory of Donna to Medi Home Health & Hospice or the Apostolic Church, 185 Robin Lane, Vilas, North Carolina 28692. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 10:30 a.m. Monday. Condolences may be sent to the family at our web-site www.memorialfcelizabethton.com. Memorial Funeral Chapel, Elizabethton, Tenn. is serving the Mills family. Announcement is courtesy of Austin & Barnes Funeral Home & Crematory.