Milan "Smilan Milan" Duane Mills
October 13, 1946  -  November 15, 2018

Milan Duane Mills ''Smilan Milan'' was born October 13, 1946 in Tulsa the son of James Alfred and Mary Etta (Brown) Mills. He passed from this life on Thursday, November 15, 2018 in Tulsa at the age of 72 years, 1 month and 2 days.

Milan graduated Berryhill High School in 1964 and was a retired painter. He was a member of View Acres Baptist Church and enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

He is survived by daughters, Angel Curren of Mounds and April Partain of Coweta; son, Toby Mills of Broken Arrow; sister, Martha ''Marnie'' Blaylock of Berryhill; brother, James ''Dunie'' Mills of Berryhill; grandchildren, Eric, Elizabeth, David, Tyler, Emily, Abi, Brad, Brooke and Maverick; great grandchildren, Payton, Gabriel, Christopher, Jaxyn and Talon; and numerous nieces and nephews, other extended family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; former wife, Donna Little; sister, Carole ''Jeanie'' Wood and brothers, Bill and Lacy Mills.

A Celebration of Milan's life is scheduled for 2pm, Wednesday, November 21, 2018 in the Heath-Griffith Funeral Chapel. Pastor Mike Fanning will be officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Heath-Griffith Funeral Home and an online guestbook is available by visiting

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