Lula Mae Miller, 76, of Benton died Friday, Dec. 21. She was born Jan. 12, 1936 in Abilene, Texas, to Floyd and Nollie Seth Willis. She was the youngest of three children. She graduated from Abilene High and attended Abilene Christian College. While living in Alaska, she worked as a Tupperware manager and a substitute teacher. She retired from Arkansas State Revenue Central Office in Little Rock. In November 1956, Lula married the love of her life, Thomas Edison Miller Jr. Lula is preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Betty Newton, of Abilene, Texas.
She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Thomas Edison Miller Jr.; daughters Anita May and her husband, Mike, and Peggy Sue Charo and husband Alfredo; a son, Thomas Edison Miller III and wife Lisa of Benton; sister Marie Brown of Carrollton, Texas; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren, plus many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 24, at Ashby’s Funeral Home.
Graveside service is scheduled for 1 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 26, at Ebenezer Cemetery in Tull on Arkansas 190.
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