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‘Mr. Mills’ celebrates 94th birthday
Everett A. Mills went from soldier to high school graduate to college freshman in six months.
Everett A. Mills, former teacher and now a resident of San Antonio, celebrated his 94th birthday on Aug. 14, 2011, at Luby’s.
Mills returned to Evansville, Ind., after spending 55 months in the U.S. Army, 39 of those in the European Theater. He attended Evansville College. Then he was given the Army’s General Educational Development Test and qualified for a high school diploma. He continued his journey to become a history teacher, earning a bachelor’s degree in history from St. Mary’s University.
He taught in the area surrounding San Antonio, including in Saspamco from 1965-68. All the residents of Saspamco know him as “Mr. Mills.” While there, he helped the children of the community with school supplies and whatever they needed.
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