Marie Yolanda Mills
1938 – 2018

SHREVEPORT, La. – Marie Yolanda Mills, 80, formerly of Jay and Livermore Falls, passed away at her home, on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018, in Shreveport, La. She was born on Sept. 6, 1938, in Coburn Gore, the daughter of Emery and Anne Marie (Poulin) Veilleux.

Yolanda was a devout Catholic, attending St. Rose in Jay, and then St. Joseph’s Church in Shreveport, La. She enjoyed her Rosary and being a lector for liturgy.

She worked at International Paper in Jay, for 25 years, before retiring in 2002. She lived in Jay and Livermore Falls, until moving to Shreveport, La. in December, 2008.

Her favorite pastimes included being in her backyard and doing yard work. She also enjoyed going to the casinos, where she was usually pretty lucky.

She is survived by her mother, Anne Marie Poulin Veilleux; her children are Darren Richard, Scott Richard, Michael Richard and wife, Kate, David Richard and wife, Barbara, and Jason Mills and wife, Kristie; her grandchildren are Corey Richard, Danielle Richard, Brandon Richard, Justin Richard, Megan Jackson, Caitlin Richard, Cassidy Mills and Joshua Mills; great-grandchildren are Lea Smith, Ava Smith, and Emily Richard; and her siblings are Theresa Howatt and Raymond Veilleux.

She was preceded in death by her son, Scott Richard and father, Emery Veilleux.

A memorial Service to be held at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Shreveport, La., on Saturday, November 3, at 10 a.m. A graveside service will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, November 10, Holy Cross Cemetery, 445 Park Street, Livermore Falls. Messages of condolence may be sent to: www.finleyfuneralhome.com

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