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Deborah Sue Mills

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 11:00 AM

Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home


Deborah Sue Mills 67 of Hagerstown, Md passed away Friday, October 23, 2020 at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Altoona after a long battle with heart disease. 
Born September 6, 1953, in Berkeley Springs, WV she was the daughter of the late Bruce Mills and Mae (Weller) Mills.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by a son Eric Russ, brothers James Mills and Gary Mills, a sister Barbara Bowers and nephew Sterling Frisby Jr.
Debbie loved her family and friends dearly. She always expressed herself no matter what. She was a second mom to many. Her love and guidance will be truly missed.

She is survived by her children Michael Russ Sr., Kristy Russ, Travis Russ, Ronald Russ Jr. A son in law Brian Gaskins who helped care for her the last few years. She also leaves behind the lights of her life......her grandchildren: Mike Russ Jr., Trace Russ, Tyra Russ, Cameron Russ, Bria Gaskins, Tia Gaskins, Josiah Russ, and Travis Russ Jr.   She leaves behind sister and bestfriend Kay Bell (Charles), brothers Bruce Mills, and David Mills (Rogetta). She is also survived many nieces and nephews whom she loved as her own. 

Services will be held on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 11:00 AM at the Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home 1331 Eastern Blvd North, Hagerstown, MD with Rev. David Young officiating.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Interment will be at the Cedar Lawn memorial Park, Hagerstown, MD

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Guest Book

Sending prayers and love to my cousins, sorry to hear Ms Debbie passing. She is, and will always be one of my favorite aunt's. She always had a wise comeback when someone said something out of line. And she was always quick to help family. Much love Tatter

James (Tatter) Nicholson
Hagerstown, M

Our sincere condolences on the loss of your loved one.

Betty Shipley and Family
Hagerstown , Maryland

My sincerest condolences and prayers to the family during this difficult and extremely challenging time. The term "it takes A village" strongly stands out in my mind when I think about Debbie. I cannot imagine how I might have turned out without her guidance and influence throughout my life. She was one of a kind and will be surely missed. Love you FOREVER Debbie Mills! Sleep in Heavenly Peace!

Heather Detrick
Clarksburg , MD

We are so thankful to have known Debbie. May God grant the family peace during this difficult time. Our prayer are with you all.

Rudolph and Linda Monroe

Sorry for your loss Kristy! I know you and the girls will miss your mom dearly! I loved hearing all your stories of your mom and how she kept you on yours toes!

Greencastle, PA

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