Meridian Star

November 25, 2012

Della M. Miller


The Meridian Star

MERIDIAN —

    MENDENHALL — Della M. Miller, 76, of Meridian, formerly of Mendenhall, died Thursday, Nov. 22, at the home of her daughter.

    Funeral services will be held today, Sunday, Nov. 25, at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home in Mendenhall with burial in Merit Cemetery. Visitation was Saturday at the funeral home.

    Mrs. Miller was a member of Pleasant Valley Baptist Church for a number of years. She enjoyed watching Gameshow Network, gardening and yard work and her dogs. Mrs. Miller enjoyed spending time with her family and hosted many gatherings at her home in Merit.

    Mrs. Miller is survived by two children, Melissa Rowell (Kenneth), of Meridian, and Frank Miller (Levona), of Livonia, La.; seven grandchildren, Shanle Miller (Ginni), of Sulfur, La., Douglas Miller, of Livonia, Jon Corey Graham, Matthew Graham and Austin Rowell, of Meridian, Brittany Rowell and Bethany Rowell, Edingburg, Miss.; three great grandchildren, Logan Miller, Monica Mosley and Alex Miller, all of Sulfur, La.; one sister, Juanita Floyd, of Mendenhall, and a host of nieces and nephews.

    She is preceded in death by her parents, Eugie Smith and Eugenia Welch Thompson; her husband of 40 years, Shelton "Pap" Miller; brother, Charles Smith and Robert Thompson Jr., and her beloved pet, "Tiny," her dog.