Nancy Mills

Visitation at Main Service

10:00 am - 10:45 am
Monday, October 25, 2021
Saint Augustine's Episcopal Church
1709 Arctic Avenue
Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Saint Augustine's Episcopal Church
1709 Arctic Avenue
Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States

Final Resting Place

Laurel Memorial Park
Tilton Road & English Creek Avenue
Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, United States

Obituary of Nancy Mills

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Nancy Caliman Mills, was called to Eternal Rest with the Lord on Sunday October 17, 2021, after a brief illness. She was 86 years old. Born September 10, 1935, to the late Noble Rae Caliman and Mary Ellen Warnick-Caliman in Philadelphia Pa. Nancy joined a happy and loving family as the fifth child of nine children. She came to know the Lord at a young age and grew up a member of Tyree AME Church, in West Philadelphia. She was a graduate of Overbrook High School class of 1953. She later attended Glassboro State College (Rowan University). During her high school years, she spent the summer working in Atlantic City. There she met the love of her Life Evan Mills, Sr. After dating for two years, they were married on June 26, 1954, at Tyree AME Church. Nancy and Evan began their lives together in his hometown of Atlantic City, where he started his career as an Atlantic City fireman. He moved up through the ranks and retired as Captain in 1984. From this union two children were born Debra Lynette and Evan, Jr. As Evan's wife, Nancy joined his church Saint Augustine's Episcopal and was a faithful member until her health started to fail. Nancy was mostly a stay-at-home wife and mother, however she loved working with young children. She worked part-time at the Little Green School House and then later for School House Nursery while Debra and Evan, Jr. were in elementary school. Later in 1985, she became the Director of Atlantic City Day Nursery, a position she held for 25 years. During this time Evan Sr., her beloved husband of 41 years, passed away on January 15, 1995. In 2013, Evan Jr. preceded his mother in death. On January 15, 2000, Nancy welcomed a new love into her life, grandson, Michael Christopher. Nancy was a beautiful homemaker, and a talented cook, and a lovely host. She enjoyed making her home beautiful and comfortable for her family. She also loved entertaining and making special dinners for her family during the holidays. She leaves to Mourn: Loving and devoted daughter, Debra Mills- Hightower (Michael) grandson, Michael Christopher Hightower of Somerdale NJ; two brothers, Biddle Caliman; Albert Caliman (Laura) both of Philadelphia, Pa., and sister Claire Jones of Croydon, Pa. Host of nieces, nephews and other close family and friends. Funeral services will be 11AM, Monday, October 25, 2021, Saint Augustine's Episcopal Church, 1709 Arctic Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ; where friends may call from 10AM. Interment to follow in Laurel Memorial Park, Egg Harbor Township, NJ. Arrangements entrusted to Greenidge Funeral Homes, Inc., 301 Absecon Boulevard, Atlantic City, NJ 08401; where condolences may be left at
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