Phyllis A. MillerFebruary 03, 2018
Phyllis A. Miller, 96, formerly of Erie, IL, died Friday, February 2, 2018 at Hammond - Henry Long Term Care, Geneseo. Services will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at the Gibson-Bode Funeral Home, 616 Main St., Erie. Visitation will be from 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM prior to the service. Burial will be in the Erie Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Erie United Methodist Church or the Alzheimer’s Association.
Phyllis was born February 8, 1921 in rural Erie, Illinois, to Leland and Hazel (Russell) McNeill. She graduated from Erie High School in 1938 and married Wendell L. Miller in March of 1939. In addition to being a homemaker, Phyllis worked as a nurse’s aide at Good Samaritan Society in Prophetstown, retiring after 25 years. She was a member of the Erie United Methodist Church. Phyllis enjoyed flowers and gardening, cooking, camping and traveling with her family. She loved spending time with her neighbors and friends.
She is survived by her sons, Rodney (Erna) Miller, Mineral, IL, Jack (Ginny) Miller, Glen Ellyn, IL; grandchildren, Dr. Barry Miller, Dr. Rhett (Jennifer) Miller; great-grandchildren, Caleb Miller, Seth Miller, Sarah Miller, Reese Miller, Noah Miller; 2 step-great-grandchildren, Christian Bullock and Maxwell Nelson; brother, Dr. Leland (Susan) McNeill, Charleston, IL; sisters-in-law, Arlene McNeill, Prophetstown, IL, Theresa McNeill, Princeton, IL; and several nieces and nephews; She was preceded in death by her husband Wendell; son, Dr. Robert Miller; brothers, Arlan, Jack, John, Larry McNeill; and a sister, Virginia Kuhner.
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