Dorothy Winifred Plantz Miller

Thursday, January 5, 2006

DOROTHY WINIFRED PLANTZ MILLER, a 33-year resident of Eureka Springs, was born April 2, 1924 in Enola, Penn., a daughter of Morris Edgar and Viola (Strausbaugh) Plantz. She died Monday, Dec. 26, 2005, in Eureka Springs at the age of 81.

Mrs. Miller was a homemaker and a Methodist.

She is survived by her son, Lewis Miller and his wife Susan of Delton, Fla.; three daughters, Letha Perna and her husband Daniel of Phoenix, Ariz., Pamela Johngen and husband, Edwin of Kingston, N.H.; Rebecca Smallwood and husband Jerry of Eureka Springs; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and four brothers, all from Pennslyvania.

On April 22, 1944, she was united in marriage with Clyde Thomas Miller, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by one son, Clyde Miller III, of Eureka Springs; her parents, Morris E. and Viola M. Plantz; and two sisters, Barbara Henderson and Mildren Thomas Wagner.

Graveside funeral services were held Thursday, Dec. 29, 2005, at the Oak Hill Cemetery. Interment followed in the Oak Hill Cemetery under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.