Ruth Miller was born December 27, 1939 in Wakita, Oklahoma, daughter of Leo H. and Mamie Leola (Cantwell) Duvall.
On March 4, 1984, Ruth married Andrew Miller at Meade, Kansas. They made their home in Moscow, Kansas until 1995 when they moved to Nickerson. Andy was a lifelong farmer, so Ruth spent her days as a farm wife and homemaker.
On August 28, 2012, Ruth passed away at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center at the age of 72 years. She was preceded in death by her parents; two daughters, Penny and Rhonda Van Buskirk; her husband, Andy on October 14, 2011; 5 brothers; 2 sisters; 3 nephews; and 1 step granddaughter.
Ruth will be deeply missed by her sister, Jewell Hoffman and husband, Charles; 2 sisters-in-laws; stepdaughter, Gloria Allen and husband, Charles; stepson, Terry Miller and wife, Kim; 6 step grandchildren; 11 step great grandchildren; many special nephews and nieces; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 1, 2012 at Prairie Rose Funeral Home in Anthony with Pastor John Schnelle officiating. Musical selections “Amazing Grace” by Elvis Presley, “In the Garden” by Loretta Lynn and “Go Rest High on that Mountain” by Vince Gill were played. A compilation of Conway Twitty songs were played before and after the service.
Burial was in Spring Grove Cemetery. Casket bearers were Arlan Hoffman, Terry Thomas, Patrick Thomas, Devin Thomas, Eric Taton, Billy Duvall, James Duvall and David Duvall.
Memorials in memory of Ruth may be made to the American Cancer Society or to a Charity of Donor’s Choice and may be sent in care of the funeral home.
Prairie Rose Funeral Homes, Inc., 602 E. Main St. ~ Anthony, KS 67003, was in charge of arrangements. www.prairierosefuneralhomes.com