Eunna Faye McMillian, 81, of Altus, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012 at English Village Manor. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m.,Wednesday at the Spirit of the Lord International Church with Apostle Robert Jackson officiating. Burial will follow at the Altus City Cemetery under the direction of the Kincannon Funeral Home.
Eunna was born Nov. 18, 1930 in Altus to J.B., Sr. and Mary Louise (Allen) Jones. She attended Lincoln High School. On Dec. 14, 1950, Eunna married Arlean Rice, Sr. in Altus and then relocated to Tulsa. To this union seven children were born. After 15 years she relocated back to Altus with her children. She remarried on July 20, 1970 to William Lee McMillian in Altus. Eunna worked endlessly to provide the best for her children. Before her untimely illness, she was a devoted and faithful member of the Macedonia Baptist Church. She served faithfully as the church clerk for a season. She was involved in Womens Auxiliary, sang in the church choir and was gifted with a beautiful voice.
She was preceded in death by her father, J.B. Jones, Sr.; mother, Mary Louise Jones Martin; two brothers, J.B. Jones, Jr., and John Lesley Jones; two sons, Donald Keith Rice and Anthony Dale Rice; and husbands, Arlean Rice, Sr., and William Lee McMillian.
Mrs. McMillian leaves to cherish her memory one sister, Betty Paul Phillips of Lawton; two daughters, Paula Williams of Altus, and Kathleen Colen of Altamonte Springs, Fla.; three sons, Samuel Lee Rice and wife Mae of Chanute, Kan., Dennis Ray Rice and wife Nancy of Iola, Kan., and Mark Rice and wife Jurneathea of St. Louis, Mo.; one step- son, Arlean Rice, Jr. of Tulsa; a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; and her loving and special friends.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Spirit of the Lord International Church, PO Box 172, Altus, OK 73522.
Online tributes may be made at kincannonfuneralhome.com