|Birth: ||Jul. 5, 1917|
|Death: ||Sep. 30, 2004|
St. Joseph - Benton Harbor, MI October 02, 2004:
Fern Arlene (Phillips) Miller, 87, formerly of Benton Harbor, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2004, after a long battle with cancer.
Funeral services will be held today at 2 p.m. at the Fairplain Chapel of Florin Funeral Service in Benton Harbor, where visitation will take place from noon to 2 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to Rose Arbor Hospice Center of Kalamazoo or the Road of Life Church in St. Joseph.
Mrs. Miller was born July 5, 1917, in Tacoma, Wash., to James and Sarah (Versaw) Miller. She loved hunting, fishing and the great outdoors in general. Fern and her husband would have both died 20 years ago when their fishing boat turned over but their son, Glenn, was with them and got them both safely to shore.
Survivors include her daughter, Marilyn Craig of Kalamazoo; son, Glenn Miller of Jackson; sister, Lucille Prillwitz of Sister Lakes; three grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; many nieces; nephews; cousins and friends.
Mrs. Miller was preceded in death by her parents; husband, W. Dale Miller in 1993; baby son in the '40s; sister, Carrie Shoff, and by a brother, Stanley Phillips.
James Egar Phillips (1881 - 1946)
Sarah Edith Versaw Phillips (1883 - 1976)
W. Dale Miller (1906 - 1993)
Donald Vernon Miller (1943 - 1943)*
Carrie Mae Phillips Shoff (1907 - 1993)*
Stanley Harrison Phillips (1908 - 1989)*
Lucille E Phillips Prillwitz (1915 - 2010)*
Fern Arlene Phillips Miller (1917 - 2004)
Created by: okieskater
Record added: Jun 04, 2012
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