Ms. Erica Mashona Mills of Seffner went home to be with our Lord on Monday, December 21, 2020. Homegoing funeral service will be conducted Saturday, January 9, at 11 a.m. at Northside Church of Christ, 6906 N. 50th Street, with, Brother Louis R. Lugo, officiating. Interment will follow in Garden of Memories Cemetery, 4207 E. Lake Avenue, Tampa, FL 33610. Please follow the CDC guidelines. Masks are required.
Erica M. Mills was a native of Tampa, FL born to the late James E. Mills and Troylan M. Mills. Erica was educated in the public schools of Hillsborough County and was a graduate of Hillsborough High School. She furthered her education by attending Hillsborough Community College. Erica’s professional careers include: Cosmetic Retail, Juvenile Detention, Certified Detention Officer for the Department of Juvenile Justice as well as some work in Safety and Security.
Erica loved her twin boys and enjoyed spending unlimited time with them and her family. Erica will always be remembered as a loving and devoted mother, who shared the wonderful responsibility of raising them alongside their father, Issac Oliver. This shared experience meant everything to her. She was fun to be around, loving and full of life. Erica loved the Lord and was a devoted faithful member of the Church of Christ.
She was preceded in death by: her father, James E. Mills; grandmothers, Elizabeth Richardson and Thelma Fulbright John; brother, Ray Jones “Beany”; uncle, Steven John; and aunts, Jacqueline Acevedo and Janet McCoy.
Erica Mills leaves to cherish her love and memories: with her precious sons, Ethan Michael Oliver and Ian James Oliver; their dad/fiancé, Issac J. Oliver; mother, Troylan M. Mills; siblings, Daphne Oliver “Dee-Dee” and Ja'mes Mills; aunts and uncles, Dorothy Ann Wilson (Acellus), Sharon Washington, Debbie Duncan (Charles), Pamela Burns, Monica Renee Duncan (Robert), and James Ivy; and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, other relatives, and close family friends.
The visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. Friday, January 8, at Northside Church of Christ. We are asking family and friends to follow the CDC guidelines. Masks are required.
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