Bessie Miller, 94, passed away Thursday, June
30, 2011 at Transcendent
Healthcare of Owensville.
She was born Dec. 28, 1913 in Ellis County, Texas.
Bessie resided in Mt. Carmel, Ill. from the 1940s through the 1980s. She worked as a
secretary to Robert Orr, school superintendent and as a secretary at NorthElementary
She was a member of the FirstBaptistChurch.
In the 1990s, she moved to an apartment in Princeton. She worked at the General Baptist Church of Princeton, of which she
was a member.
One of her greatest pleasures was
socializing at the Senior Citizens Center.
She is survived by her sons, Gordon
Miller of Kihei, Hawaii Steve Miller of Franklin, Tenn.; a daughter, Peggy (Marvin) Adams of
Owensville; a sister, Viola Castro of Texarkana, Texas; a
sister-in-law, Frankie Miller of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and two
She was preceded in death by her husband,
Paul Miller; a granddaughter, Cindy Miller; daughter-in-law, Barbara Miller;
and great-grandson, Brian Bostick.
Graveside services will be at Sunday, July 3, 2011 at HighlandMemorialCemetery in Mt.Carmel with Rev. John Stept