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Thomas E. Mills

September 11, 1961 ~ September 13, 2019 (age 58)

Thomas Everett Mills, 58, left this earth on September 13, 2019.  He was born September 11, 1961, in Long Beach, California to Irene (nee Couch) and the late Everett Mills, DPM and moved to Missouri when he was 1 year old.  He attended grade school in Brookfield, Missouri before returning to California with his mother and stepdad Lester Abrams.  He finished his education in California.  Once through schooling he went on to become a dancer with the Houston Ballet and then the Maryland Ballet.  From there he moved on to directing and choreographing first in Washington DC, then New York City, and by invitation to many other places. This included Off Broadway, Cabaret, other shows as well as Ballet.   

He will be deeply missed by his mother Irene Abrams, his sister Laura Duerbeck, his daughters Iraina and Faith Sabella-Mills, many aunts, uncles, cousins, and too many wonderful and dear friends to list.

He was proceeded in death by his father Everett Mills, DPM, a sister Brenda Jo Mills, a brother Curtis Ray Mills, and by his "Pop" Lester Abrams.  There will be no services at this time, but a celebration of life is  in the planning stages for the spring. 

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