Log In

Josephine Jaynes Mills Edit Profile

librarian

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.

Background

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

Education

1 child, Rebecca Jospehine. Bachelor of Science, East Tennessee State University, 1941, Master of Science, 1954. Certified teacher, Tennessee.

Career

Teacher, Greene County Schools, Greeneville, 1936-1942, Greeneville City, 1944-1951. Librarian, 1951-1975, retired, 1975. Volunteer librarian Nolachuckey School, Greene County, since 1982.

Lecturer in field. Secretary, Andrew Johnson Memorial Association, Greeneville, since 1983.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher Tennessee.

Religion

A mature Christian can reach a state where the love of God reigns supreme in the heart. No one can be perfect in an absolute way, as God is. But it is possible to be perfect in love to God.

Politics

Christian discipleship is a commitment to work for social and political change of the community you live in.

Views

Every individual should try to be open to others and willing to be changed. Therefore, community members should meet regularly in order to open their hearts, share their knowledge, thoughts and experience.

Membership

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).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Doll collecting, sewing, swimming.

Connections

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