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Josephine Jaynes Mills

Josephine Jaynes Mills, American librarian. Certified teacher Tennessee. Recipient Teacher of Year, Greeneville Chamber of Commerce, 1964, Appreciation award, Parent-Teachers Association, 1982, Appreciation, Greene County Board Education, 1984.


  • Mills, Josephine Jaynes was born on October 8, 1914 in Greeneville, Tennessee, United States. Daughter of James Shipley and Azubah Earnest (Lyon) Jaynes.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, East Tennessee State University, 1941. Master of Science, East Tennessee State University, 1954.


    • Teacher Greene County Schools, Greeneville, 1936—1942, Greeneville City, 1944—1951, library, 1951—1975. Volunteer library Nolachuckey Sch, Greene County, from 1982.

    Major achievements

    • Certified teacher Tennessee.


    When peaceful alternatives to resolve the conflict failed, the use of force may be the only option to check aggression or genocide.

    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Through Jesus' death on the cross, and his resurrection, the power of evil in the world is broken.

    Denomination: Methodist


    Every Church member should be trusted with responsibilities. In building the local Methodist groups or 'societies', they should be trained to maintain the meetings and give pastoral care and challenge to the members.


    Secretary Andrew Johnson Memorial Association, Greeneville, from 1983. Member of Daughters of the American Revolution (regent 1980-1982, chaplain since 1982), Tennessee Education Association, Local Retired Teachers Association, National Retired Teachers Association, GFWC Andrew Johnson (historian since 1988), Andrew Johnson Christian Women's Club, Delta Kappa Gamma (president 1974-1976, chairman since 1984).



    Doll collecting, sewing, swimming.


    • Married Kyle E. Mills, July 19, 1942. 1 child Rebecca Jospehine.
    • father: James Shipley Jaynes
    • mother: Azubah Earnest (Lyon) Jaynes
    • spouse: Kyle E. Mills
    • child: Rebecca Jospehine Mills
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    Died May 19, 2003
    (aged 88)
    • 1941
      East Tennessee State University
    • 1954
      East Tennessee State University
    • 1936 - 1942
      Teacher, Greene County Schools
      Greeneville, Tennessee, United States
    • 1944 - 1951
      Teacher, Greene County Schools
    • 1951 - 1975
      Teacher, Greene County Schools