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Family Data for MILLER Family


Submitted by Don Worthen

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First Generation
Samuel MILLER
Born on 4 Jan 1820 in Pennsylvania.
Died on 27 Aug 1882, aged 62.
Buried in Scottsville Cemetery, Wayne Co., Il.
1870 - Was on the census for Leech Twp. P. O. Wabash head Samuel Miller
1880 - Was on the census for Leech twp. P. O. Wabash head Samuel Miller
Occupation: Farmer, Mechanic, Grain Cradle manufacturer.

Samuel first married Mary F. HUSTANCH

They had the following children:

-- James Lewis, (1853-1916)

-- Jacob A., Was on the census for Leech Twp. P. O. Wabash head Samuel Miller in 1870.

Samuel second married Eleanor (Elner), Born in 1840. Eleanor (Elner) died on 11 May 1902, she was 62. Buried in Scottsville Cemetery, Wayne Co., Il. Possible unmarked grave.

NOTE: Eleanor (Elner) Miller – 1900 Census – Leech, Wayne, IL lists her birth date Feb. 1836. Scottsville Cemetery record shows Eleanor died at age 66.

Samuels children – although I have only been able to verify two – the 1877 Bio. states, he had 7 children.
[Possibly some were Eleanor’s??]

They had the following children:

-- Samuel, Born in 1875 in Wayne County, Illinois.
-- Sarah, Born in 1879 in Wayne County, Illinois.


Personal Sketches of Grand Jury Members
Samuel Miller, of Leech, combines the occupations of farmer and mechanic. He is married and has 7 children. Opposes the use of both whisky and tobacco. Is a greenback Democrat of the Christian denomination, and has never held office. Mr. Miller is 57 years old, a native of Pennsylvania and a 14 year resident of Wayne County.
[Wayne County Press, March 15, 1877]

Died last Sunday, Samuel Miller an old and respected citizen
[Wayne Co. Press Aug 31, 1882]

On last Sunday morning at 6 o'clock Samuel Miller departed this life. Mr. Miller was born in Pennsylvania, in the year 1820, and had been a member of the Christian Church for a number of years.
[Wayne Co. Record Aug 31, 1882]



Second Generation
Family of Samuel MILLER (1) & Mary HUSTANCH


Picture Of James & Emily HEADLY Miller donated by Don Worthen

2. James Lewis MILLER, Born on 10 Oct 1853 in Indiana. James Lewis died in Keens, Wayne County, Illinois on 29 Apr 1916, he was 62. Buried in Maple Hill Cemetery, Fairfield, Wayne Co. Il.
Was on the census for Leech Twp. P. O. Wabash head Samuel Miller in 1870.
Was on the census for Grover Twp., Fairfield Il. head J. L. Miller in 1900.
Was on the census for East St. Louis, St. Clair Co. Head James L. Miller in 1910.
Occupation: Blacksmith.
Honors: Master of Masonic Lodge.
Cause of death: pneumonia, weak heart.
OBIT

Note:
D.O.B. James Lewis Miller:

  • Death certificate: 10 Oct. 1852
  • 1870 census - age 18
  • 1900 census - age 47; D.O.B. Oct. 1852
  • Enumeration date 1 June 1900, J.L. was 47 at that time and turned 48 on 10 Oct. 1900
  • 1910 census – age 57; same scenario as 1900.
  • Tombstone - Maple Hill Cemetery D.O.B. 1853

On 28 Apr 1870 when James Lewis was 16, he married Elizabeth Emily HEADLY in Wayne County, Illinois. Born on 28 Jan 1855 in Golden Gate, Wayne County, Illinois. Elizabeth Emily died in East St. Louis, St. Clair Co., Illinois on 24 Feb 1927, she was 72. Buried in Maple Hill Cemetery, Fairfield, Wayne Co. Il. OBIT
Was on the census for Leech Twp. P. O. Wabash head Samuel Miller in 1870.
Was on the census for Grover Twp., Fairfield Il. head J. L. Miller in 1900.
Was on the census for East St. Louis, St. Clair Co. Head James L. Miller in 1910.
Was on the census for East St. Louis, St. Clair Co. Head E. J. Miller in 1920.

They had the following children:

i.     unknown 1, ?
ii.     unknown 2, ?
iii.    unknown 3,
iv.    
Ernest J.,  (1875-1937)
v.    
Elma F (1879-~1954)
vi.    
Charles W. Miller,  (1882-1967)
vii.    
Earl Lionel, . Born on 4 May 1894 in Wayne County, Illinois. Earl Lionel died in Wayne County, Illinois on 24 Dec 1895, he was 1. Buried in Maple Hill Cemetery, Fairfield, Wayne Co. Il. OBIT

   

J.L. MILLER
Friends in this city were startled on Saturday to learn of the death of J.L. Miller of Keenes. Mr. Miller had lived in this city for a number of years and had resided at Jeffersonville previous to coming here. He was a man highly regarded by all who knew him. He was prominent in Masonic circles and had held the position of Master of the Masonic Lodge in this city. He has lived at Keenes for a few years and had built up a good business as a blacksmith and general all round workman.
Mr. Miller was sick but a few days and was not supposed to be dangerous until just previous to his death. He has visited with his daughter in East St. Louis, the week before he was taken sick, and returned home just a week previous to the date of his burial. He was taken sick with pneumonia on Tuesday and this in connection with a weak heart caused his death at age of 64 years.
The body was brought to this city for interment on Sunday and was buried with Masonic honors by the members of the lodge of which he was a member. (Maple Hill Cemetery)
Mr. Miller leaves a wife, one daughter and two sons. The wife and sons live at Keenes and the daughter at East St. Louis.
(unknown Fairfield, Illinois newspaper)

MRS. MILLER DIED IN EAST ST. LOUIS
Mrs. J. L. Miller, of East St. Louis died in that city on last Thursday evening, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Nick Colgan. The body was brought to this city on the noon train on Sunday and was taken to the Ellen Moore M.E. Church, where funeral services were held at 1:30 o’clock on Sunday afternoon, Rev. L. C. Stauffer, pastor of the Christian church, officiating. The interment was in Maple Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Miller is well remembered here, where she resided at one time with her family. Later the family moved to Keenes, where Mr. Miller died in 1916, after which Mrs. Miller made her home with her children in East St. Louis.
A large number of relatives and friends attended the funeral service, those from outside the county being: Mr. And Mrs. N. J. Colgan, Estelle Jackel, Mrs. Celia Haggert, Charles Harrison, Horace Harrison, Luelle Harrison, Oral Colaflower, Mr. And Mrs. Lewis Miller and baby, Mr. And Mrs. Charles Miller, Helen Miller and Cloyd Headley, all of East St. Louis; Raymond Miller, of Collinsville, Mr. And Mrs. E. J. Miller of Madison; Mr. And Mrs. Charles West, Frank Hudson and Mr. And Mrs. Wm. McQuire and son and wife, of Golden Gate; Miss Fay Miller, of Bone Gap; J. A. Miller and family, John Miller and family and Mr. And Mrs. Chelsey Brewer, of Carmi.

(The following obituary believed to be from newspaper in East St. Louis, Illinois)


Third Generation

Family of James Lewis MILLER (2) & Elizabeth Emily HEADLY:

Ernest J. -- Elma -- Charles W. Miller -- Earl Lionel


1. Ernest J. MILLER
, Born on 17 May 1875 in Jeffersonville, Wayne Co. Illinois. Ernest J. died in East St. Louis, St. Clair Co., Illinois on 28 May 1937, he was 62. Buried in Maple Hill Cemetery, Fairfield, Wayne Co. Il. Was on the census for Grover Twp., Fairfield Il. head J. L. Miller in 1900. Was on the census for East St. Louis, St. Clair Co. Head E. J. Miller in 1910. Was on the census for Venice, Madison, Il Head E. J. Miller in 1920. Occupation: Blacksmith.

OBIT

On 25 Nov 1898 when Ernest J. was 23, he first married Effie POWLESS, daughter of Samuel POWLESS Jr., M & Katie Ann HARRISON, F. Born on 19 Mar 1880.

Effie died on 3 Jan 1912, she was 31.

They had the following children:

i.     Leola, . Born in 1899 in Fairfield, Wayne Co., Il. Leola died in Fairfield, Wayne Co., Il.  aft 1900, she was 1.
ii.    
Leslie


Raymond Miller


iii.     Raymond,  Born on 27 Feb 1902 in Fairfield, Wayne Co., Il. Raymond died in Collinsville, Madison Co., Il. on 1 Mar 1965, he was 63. Raymond married Nell COX

iv.     Lewis,  (1904-1982)

v.    
Leona Faye, (1908-1988)


Helen Miller

vi.     Helen "Hein",  Born on 14 Apr 1910 in East St. Louis, St. Clair Co. Il. Helen "Hein" died in Belleville, St. Clair Co., Il. on 11 May 1992, she was 82. OBIT

Occupation: owner operator Majestic Studio Photography, E. St. Louis Il.

 On 10 Oct 1929 when Helen "Hein" was 19, she
first married Ralph WALLACE, in East St. Louis, St. Clair Co. Il.

 On 25 Dec 1940 when Helen "Hein" was 30, she second married Philip Harold "BUS" HANCOCK, in Festus, Jefferson Co., Mo. Phillip Harold "BUS"
He was  Born: 06 Oct. 1906
Died  06 March 1970.


Ernest and Martha

On 2 Dec 1915 when Ernest J. was 40, he second married Martha TAYLOR,

 


2. Elma Miller

2. Elma MILLER, Born on 9 Apr 1879 in Jeffersonville, Wayne Co. Illinois. Elma died in East St. Louis, St. Clair Co., Illinois  abt 1954, she was 74. Buried in Mt. Carmel Cemetery. Was on the census for 3WD Fairfield, Wayne Co., Il. p. 105 head J. L. Miller in 1900. Was on the census for 3WD East St. Louis, St. Clair Co., Il. p. 236head Nicholas Colgan in 1910. Was on the census for 5WD East St. Louis, St. Clair Co., Il. p. 258 head Nicholas J. Colgan in 1920. OBIT

Elma married
Nicholas J. COLGAN, Was on the census for 3WD East St. Louis, St. Clair Co., Il. head Nicholas Colgan in 1910. Was on the census for 5WD East St. Louis, St. Clair Co., Il. p. 258 head Nicholas J. Colgan in 1920. Occupation: Constable, Politician & Magistrate.

They had the following children:

i.     Robert
ii.     Myrtle -- married John GAGAN
iii.     Elma I. -- Occupation: School teacher.
iv.    
Louise -- Louise married John SEDLACK, Occupation: Funeral home director Granite City


Charles Miller

3. Charles W. MILLER, M. Born on 15 Dec 1882 in Jeffersonville, Wayne Co. Illinois. Charles W. Miller died in Madison, St. Clair Co., Il. in Jan 1967, he was 84. Buried in St. John's Cemetery, Granite City. Was on the census for 3WD Fairfield, Wayne Co., Il. p. 105 head J. L. Miller in 1900. Was on the census for 3WD East St. Louis, St. Clair Co., Il. head James L. Miller in 1910. Religion: Temple Baptist Church. OBIT

On 10 Jul 1910 when Charles W. Miller was 27, he
married Julie Elsie CARTER, F, daughter of Ephraim CARTER, M & Susan, F, in East St. Louis, St. Clair Co., Il. Born on 12 Oct 1887 in Bone Gap, Il. Julie Elsie died on 28 May 1913, she was 25. Buried in Bone Gap Cemetery, Bone Gap, Il. Religion: Christian Church of Fairfield Joined Sept 19, 1909. OBIT

On 29 Dec 1919 when Charles W. Miller was 37, he  married Sybil BRUNER, F, in East St. Louis, St. Clair Co. Il. Sybil died in 1964. Buried in St. John's Cemetery, Granite City. Religion: Temple Baptist Church.

 OBIT

 Children of Charlie and Sybil
o       Charlie William; B: 22Nov1925; D: before 1926
o
       Florence Marie; B: 22Nov1928; D: after 1967

Wayne County Delayed Births 1873 - 1915 vol. II:
Miller Charles W. -- b. 18 Dec 1882 Jeffersonville, Il. -- Parents: James Lewis Miller, 30, b. not known Indiana and Elizabeth Emily Headley, 28, b. Golden Gate, Il.

 


Fourth Generation

Family of Ernest J. MILLER (3) & Effie POWLESS  

6. Lewis MILLER, M. Born on 1 Oct 1904 in Wayne County, Illinois. Lewis died in Memorial Hospital, Belleville, St. Clair Co., Il. on 18 May 1982, he was 77. Occupation: Swift & Company 35 years owner operator Neighborhood Market Collinsville.
OBIT

On 30 Nov 1925 when Lewis was 21, he married Grace Edith WHITE, F, in Fairfield, Wayne Co., Il. They had the following children:

i. William Lewis Miller -  Born Nov 15, 1930; Died Sept 27, 1981; Married Pauline
ii.   Lois Jean, .married Charles WALLACE
iii.     Patricia Ruth, .married James NICHOLS
iv.     Annabelle Lee , married Herman HINDS  

   

7. Leona Faye MILLER, F. Born on 9 May 1908 in Fairfield, Wayne Co., Il. Leona Faye died in Caseyville, St. Clair Co., Il. on 24 May 1988, she was 80. Buried in Lakeview Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Belleville. OBIT

 On 9 Mar 1929 when Leona Faye was 20, she married Homer Rudolph WORTHEN, M, in East St. Louis, St. Clair Co. Il.

 They had two children:

i.   Richard Lee -- Born: 14 June1930; Died: 04 Mar 1965
ii.  Donald Loyd


 


J.L. MILLER

Friends in this city were startled on Saturday to learn of the death of J.L. Miller of Keenes.  Mr. Miller had lived in this city for a number of years and had resided at Jeffersonville previous to coming here.  He was a man highly regarded by all who knew him. He was prominent in Masonic circles and had held the position of Master of the Masonic Lodge in this city.   He has lived at Keenes for a few years and had built up a good business as a blacksmith and general all round workman.

Mr. Miller was sick but a few days and was not supposed to be dangerous until just previous to his death.  He has visited with his daughter in East St. Louis, the week before he was taken sick, and returned home just a week previous to the date of his burial.  He was taken sick with pneumonia on Tuesday and this in connection with a weak heart caused his death at age of 64 years. The body was brought to this city for interment on Sunday and was buried with Masonic honors by the members of the lodge of which he was a member. (Maple Hill Cemetery) Mr. Miller leaves a wife, one daughter and two sons.  The wife and sons live at Keenes and the daughter at East St. Louis. [Fairfield newspaper - submitted by Don Worthen]

 

MRS. MILLER DIED IN EAST ST. LOUIS

Mrs. J. L. Miller, of East St. Louis died in that city on last Thursday evening, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Nick Colgan.  The body was brought to this city on the noon train on Sunday and was taken to the Ellen Moore M.E. Church, where funeral services were held at 1:30 o’clock on Sunday afternoon, Rev. L. C. Stauffer, pastor of the Christian church, officiating.  The interment was in Maple Hill Cemetery.

Mrs. Miller is well remembered here, where she resided at one time with her family.  Later the family moved to Keenes, where Mr. Miller died in 1916, after which Mrs. Miller made her home with her children in East St. Louis.

A large number of relatives and friends attended the funeral service, those from outside the county being: Mr. And Mrs. N. J. Colgan, Estelle Jackel, Mrs. Celia Haggert, Charles Harrison, Horace Harrison, Luelle Harrison, Oral Colaflower, Mr. And Mrs. Lewis Miller and baby, Mr. And Mrs. Charles Miller, Helen Miller and Cloyd Headley, all of East St. Louis; Raymond Miller, of Collinsville, Mr. And Mrs. E. J. Miller of Madison; Mr. And Mrs. Charles West, Frank Hudson and Mr. And Mrs. Wm. McQuire and son and wife, of Golden Gate; Miss Fay Miller, of Bone Gap; J. A. Miller and family, John Miller and family and Mr. And Mrs. Chelsey Brewer, of Carmi.


Deaths

MILLER—entered into rest Thursday, Feb.24, 1927, Emily Elizabeth Miller, aged 73 years, beloved mother of E. J. and C. W. Miller, Mrs. Alma L. Colgan and dear grandmother of Raymond, Louis, Helen and Leona Miller, Robert and Myrtle, and Louise Colgan.  Funeral from the Burke funeral home, 3300State St., Sunday Feb.27, at 6:30 a.m., to Fairfield, Illinois. (Maple Hill Cemetery)
[East St. Louis newspaper - submitted by Don Worthen]

 


Obituary

Mrs. Julia Elsie Miller, wife of Chas. Miller and daughter of Ephraim and Susan Carter was born in Bone Gap Ill.  Oct.12, 1887 and died at the home of her parents here May 28 1913 age 25 yrs.__months 14 days.

…greater part of her life has ………in this community ….she has many friends but …of a reserved and quiet ..position.  Elsie made few close friends but they who knew her best loved her most.  On July 10, 1910 she was united in marriage to Chas. Miller of E. St. Louis where they spent most of their wedded life.  The bereaved husband is left with many sweet memories of three short years spent together.  She left no children but the devoted husband aged parents and two brothers, with many other relatives and friends are left to mourn their loss but we know that our loss is her gain and resign our wills to His who doeth all things well.  She accepted Christ and united with the Christian Church at Fairfield, Ill., Sept. 19, 1909 under the preaching of Evangelist Violet.  The strong faith she possessed was shown by her many words of love and encouragement spoken to her loved ones during her long illness.

She had all the tender care and everything done for her that loving hands could do but all to no avail.  She bore her suffering with the greatest patient to the very last but was ready and anxious to go and meet the sister … loved ones gone before and ……… ………..in a savior’s love.  The funeral services were held at the Christian Church, and conducted by Bro. Ransom.  The members of the Mason Lodge acted as Pall Bearers. The remains were laid to rest in the Bone Gap cemetery. (Fairfield newspaper - submitted by Don Worthen) 


CARD OF THANKS

Through the columns of our village paper, we desire to thank our friends and neighbors for their many acts of kindness and words of love and sympathy during our recent bereavement.

Chas. Miller,
Mr. And Mrs. E. C. Carter.

 


 ERNEST MILLER BURIED HERE MONDAY AFTERNOON.

ERNEST MILLER a former blacksmith of this city several years ago, died Saturday at Madison, Illinois and was brought here Monday for burial. Funeral services were held from the C. P. Church Monday afternoon at 1:30 o’clock.  Burial was in Maple Hill Cemetery.
[Fairfield newspaper, submitted by Don Worthen]

GRANITE CITY—Funeral services for ERNEST MILLER, 62, who died at his residence, 1136 Logan street, Friday night after a week’s illness will be held in the North Venice Baptist Church at 2 p.m., today.  The body will be sent to Fairfield for burial Monday.

Surviving are his wife, Martha, two daughters, Mrs. Leona Wurlingston (1)of Collinsville and Miss Helen Miller of East St. Louis, and two sons, Raymond and Louis Miller, both of Collinsville. He also leaves a brother and a sister. [Granite City, IL newspaper, submitted by Don Worthen]

EARNEST J. MILLER

Earnest J. Miller was born May 7, 1875, in Jeffersonville, Illinois.  The early part of his life was spent in that locality where he received his schooling.  Later he moved to Fairfield where he was united in marriage with Miss Effie Powless in November of 1898.  To this union six children were born—two together with Mrs. Miller have preceded their father in death.  The living children are: Raymond Miller of Collinsville, Louis Miller, Mrs. Faye Worthington (1) and Helen Miller, all of East St. Louis.

On December 2, 1915, he was again united in marriage to Mrs. Martha Taylor.  They then moved to Madison, Illinois, where they have since resided. About six years ago he made a profession of faith in Jesus Christ as his personal Savior, and has since gave his best in the service of His Lord. He leaves to mourn in his departure his loving wife, Mrs. Martha Miller, two stepsons, Edward and Alvin  Taylor, the living children named above, one brother Charles Miller and a sister, Mrs. Elma Collgan, together with many other relations and friends.

He passed from this life at the age of sixty-two years and eleven days.

(1)   correct spelling —WORTHEN
[possibly a East St. Louis newspaper - submitted by Don Worthen]

 


The following obituaries believed to be from newspaper in the Metro. St. Louis, area

CHARLES MILLER

Charles W. Miller, 84, of 34 Grenzer Homes, Madison, was pronounced dead at 2:30 p.m. Monday at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, Granite City.  Mr. Miller collapsed while walking to a grocery store. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday from the Sedlack Funeral Home, Madison.  Burial will be in St. John’s Cemetery, Granite City. Mr. Miller, a retired construction worker, was born in Jeffersonville, Ill.  He lived in Madison 15 years.  He formerly lived in Murphysboro. Mr. Miller was a member of Temple Baptist Church.  His wife Sybil died in 1964.  Survivors include a daughter Miss Florence Marie Miller of Madison. (1-16-67)

 


Mrs. Sybil Miller, Madison, Dies

Mrs. Sybil Miller, 81, of apartment 34, Grenzer Homes, Madison, died at 10:30 p.m. Friday at her home.  Mrs. Miller had been ill several years. A native of Mercer County, Mo., she lived in Madison 13 years.  She formerly lived in Murphysboro.  Mrs. Miller was a member of the Temple Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband Charles and a daughter Miss Florence Marie Miller. Mrs. Miller will be at the Sedlack Funeral Home in Madison until noon Monday, when she will be taken to Temple Baptist for 1:30 p.m. services. Burial will be in St. John Cemetery, Granite City.

 


Elma Colgan
Mrs. Elma Colgan, 75, wife of the late Nick Colgan, a veteran politician and former police magistrate here, died today. Mrs. Elma L. Colgan  died 8 a.m. in St. Mary’s hospital where she had been a patient a week. She had been ill a month. Mrs. Colgan lived at 3228 Linden Pl. She was a native of Jeffersonville Il. and had been a resident here 54 years. Her husband served as a constable here from 1916 to 1931 when he was elected a police magistrate. He served one term. Mrs. Colgan is survived by a son Robert of East St. Louis; three daughters, Mrs. John (Myrtle) Gagan, Miss Elma I. Colgan, a teacher at school, and Mrs. John (Louise) Sedlack, of Granite city, a brother Charles W. Miller of Madison and nine grandchildren, Mrs. Sedlack is wife of John Sedlack operator of funeral homes in Granite City and Madison. Funeral services will be held at 2p.m. Friday in Sedlack Chapel, with burial in Mt. Carmel Cemetery. The rev. John B. Nance, Pastor of the First Christian Church, will officiate.
[Colgan Obituary “East St. Louis Journal” (date unknown) - Submitted by Don Worthen]


  Earl Lionel, son of J. L & E. E. Miller, of Fairfield, died Dec 24th 1895, aged 1 year 7 months, 20 days. Earl was sick a few days having that dreaded disease Membraneous croup. The father brother mother and sisters are deeply saddened with grief and have the sympathy of the community. Funeral occurred from the family residence December 26th conducted by Rev. Latham. Remains were laid to rest at the Jeffersonville Cemetery, to await the resurrection of the just. J. L.
[Wayne county Press, January 2, 1895 - Transcribed by Harry T. Bryan]


 FAYE WORTHEN
Faye Worthen, nee Miller, 80, of Caseyville, Ill., died at her residence. Preceding her in death were her parents, Ernest and Effie, nee Powless, Miller, a son, Richard Worthen, two brothers, Lewis and Ray Miller. Surviving are here husband, Homer Worthen; a son, Don Worthen of Bloomington, Ill.; a sister, Mrs. Helen Hancock of Belleville, Ill.; six grandchildren; eight great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 11a.m. Friday at Herr Funeral Home, Caseyville, with Rev. Bruce Rushing officiating.  Entombment will be at Lakeview Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Belleville. Friends may call after 6 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Memorials are preferred to the Hospice of Southern Illinois.
[“Belleville News-Democrat”, May 27, 1988 - submitted by Don Worthen]


Helen “Hein” Hancock
Helen “Hein” Hancock, nee Miller, 82, of Belleville, born April14, 1916 in Fairfield, Ill., died Monday, May 11, 1992 at her residence. She was the former owner and operator of Majestic Studio Photography in East. St. Louis. She was preceded in death by her husband, Philip “Bus” Hancock; parents, Ernest and Effie (Powless) Miller; two brothers, Raymond and Lewis Miller; a sister Faye Worthen. Surviving are a brother-in-law Homer Worthen, a sister-in-law, Grace Miller; also numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Herr Caseyville Chapel with Rev. Bruce Rushing officiating.  Burial will be in Lake View Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. Friends may call between 5 and 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
[“Belleville News-Democrat”, May 13, 1992 - submitted by Don Worthen]


LEWIS MILLER
Lewis Miller, 77, of East St. Louis, died Tuesday, May 18, 1982, at Memorial Hospital in Belleville. He worked for Swift and Company for 35 years in the cutting cooler and was the former owner and operator of the Neighborhood Market in Collinsville. He was preceded in death by his parents; a son William L. Miller and a brother Ray Miller. He is survived by his wife, the former, Grace White, whom he was married to for 57years; three daughters, Mrs. Charles (Jean) Wallace of East St. Louis, Mrs. James (Pat) Nichols of Mount Vernon and Mrs. Herman (Ann) Hinds of Granite City; a daughter-in-law, Pauline Miller of Collinsville; two sisters, Mrs. Helen Hancock of Belleville and Mrs. Homer (Faye) Worthen of Caseyville; 11 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Funeral services are pending at the Herr Funeral Home in Caseyville.
[“Belleville News-Democrat”(date uncertain)- submitted by Don Worthen]



Transcribed—December 2005 from Obituaries in my possession.
Donald L. Worthen
17200 W. Bell Rd. #1036
Surprise, AZ, 85374




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