Funeral services for Towaoc resident Cody Mills were held on Monday, February 22 at Ertel Memorial Chapel in Cortez, CO. Interment followed at Towaoc Cemetery.
Cody was born May 27, 1984 in Shiprock, NM, the son of Norton Mills Jr. and Frances Lehi. He passed away on Wednesday, February 17, 2010 at the age of 25.
Cody was a member of the Native American Church. When he was younger, Cody enjoyed playing baseball. Cody liked working on computers and playing video games.
Surviving Cody are his mother, Frances Lehi of White Mesa, UT; his girlfriend, Crystal Johnson of Towaoc; and his daughters, Ayame Mills of Towaoc and Saraeya Mills of White Mesa, UT.
Cody also leaves behind grandparents Norton Mills Sr. and Velma Mills of Towaoc, Alice May Lehi of White Mesa; aunts Flaydina (Terry) Knight of Towaoc; LaVella L. Mills of Towaoc; Adeline Lehi of Bountiful, UT; Vicki Root of Towaoc; Rhoda Surveyor of Towaoc; Bernice Wells of Towaoc; and Bessie Owl of Navajo Mountain, UT; uncles DeVaney C. (Daisy) Mills of Towaoc; Thurston Manns of Towaoc; Rodney Lehi Sr. of Bountiful, UT; Abe Lehi Jr. of Illinois; Elroy Lehi of White Mesa, UT; Malcolm Lehi of White Mesa, UT; and Dan Lehi Jr. of White Mesa, UT.
Also survived by siblings Dreamus Lehi and Reva Begay Lehi of Bloomfield, N.M., Colton Tso and Patricia Whyte of Towaoc; Zane Lehi of White Mesa, UT; and Mariah S. Mills of Shiprock, N.M.; and many relatives and friends from Towaoc and White Mesa.
Services are under the direction of Ertel Funeral Home. For further information or to send condolences, log on to www.ertelfuneralhome.com and click on the obituary section.