Herbert Miller

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Funeral services for Herbert Miller, 97, Washita County resident will be held 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 11, 2017, in the Kiesau Memorial Chapel officiated by Rev. Dennis Knight. Burial will conclude in the Lawnview Cemetery in Cordell, Oklahoma under the direction of the Kiesau-Lee Funeral home. Herbert Miller was born September 11, 1919, to Otto Miller and Anna (Foote) Miller in Bessie, Oklahoma, and passed away just about five miles from where he was born, in his rural Corn home. Mr. Miller was raised in Washita County and has lived his life between Bessie and Corn, Oklahoma. He attended the Flynn School and also attended Tabor College in Kansas. Mr. Miller returned to Oklahoma and settled in Washita County, where he made his home on the family farm. He was married to Clara Frey on February 16, 1943, in Bessie, Oklahoma, and they continued to farm and ranch. They were married for over 66 years and she preceded him in death in March of 2009. He later married Jean (Coy) Cain on June 23, 2010, in Elk City, Oklahoma. She joined him on the Corn farm and they had made their home there until the present. Mr. Miller was also preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Walter Miller and Raymond Miller; sistersin- law, Anna Miller and Jane Miller; and brother-in-law, Wayne Howard. He was a member of the Corn Mennonite Brethren Church, loved music, and enjoyed going to the Clinton Jamboree. Mr. Miller is survived by his wife, Jean (Cain) Miller, of the home; son, Gary Miller and wife, Linda of Weatherford; stepson, David Cain of Oklahoma City; stepdaughter, Pamela Lane and husband, Gary of Canton, Texas; sister, Esther Howard of Cordell; two brothers, Alfred Miller and wife, Jean, and Loyd Miller both of Cordell; three grandchildren, Greg Miller, Lisa Henning, and Leanne Dias da Silva; two stepgrandchildren, Jaime Lain and Kyle Lain; seven greatgrandchildren; and three stepgreat- grandchildren.