Mr. Jason B. Mills, 40, of Hazlehurst, died Nov. 3 at Jeff Davis Hospital.
Jason was born April 1, 1982, in Dothan, Ala.
Jason was a 2001 Honor Graduate of Jeff Davis High School and was voted to receive the 2002 Citizen of the Year award presented by the Hazlehurst Jeff Davis County Chamber of Commerce.
He volunteered at Jeff Davis Primary School with a program designed to help young children learn to read. Jason was an avid sports fan. He could tell you anything about any baseball, football, or basketball team, and accurately predict who would make it to the playoffs.
He was a member of First Methodist Church of Hazlehurst.
Survivors include his parents, Bryan and Leslie Mills of Hazlehurst; aunt, Kathleen Mills Ray (Edward); and uncle, Vaughn Pearson.
Services were held Nov. 7, 2022 at First Methodist Church of Hazlehurst with the Rev. Allen Hartsfield officiating. Jason’s stories were rendered by Gayle Wooten.
Interment followed in Hazlehurst City Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Rick Hall, Chad Morrison, Stan Rush, Ross Rush, Ryan Rush, and Brent McBride.
Music was rendered by Jeffery Spell.
Wainright-Parlor Funeral Home was in charge.