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Bright-Holland Funeral Home has scheduled graveside services for 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28th, at Knights of Honor Cemetery with Rev. Larry Bridges officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 – 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Miller, the daughter of Roy Monroe & Ruby Gertrude Burchinal Finch, was born Oct. 16, 1938, in Deport.
She worked at Ideal Bakery before beginning work at Earthgrains. When Earthgrains was acquired by Sara Lee she continued her career through retirement. While living in Ft. Worth she was a member of the PBA Bowling Association. She loved her flowers and working in the flower beds. One of her favorite things was collecting Coca-Cola memorabilia.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Billy Ray Miller, three children, Michael Ray Miller, David Wayne Miller and Cheryl Kay Miller, a sister, Wanda Lee Smith, and two brothers, Marlin Ray “Buddy” Finch and Roy Monroe Finch, Jr.
Survivors include two sons, Gary Miller & wife Debbie of Whitesboro and Darryl Miller & wife Tina of Blossom, nine grandchildren, David Miller of Kansas, Steven Miller & wife Angelia of North Carolina, Jeremy Miller of Paris, April Miller of Whitesboro, Jessica Holland & husband Daniel of Gainesville, Ashley Clark & husband Bobby of Idabel, OK, Kevin Sessums of Florida, Justin Sessums of Blossom and Randal Sessums & wife Monica of Blossom, twelve great grandchildren, a brother, James Finch & wife Phyllis of Tyler, three sisters, Ruth Marie Miller of Colorado, Myrtle Lou Chumbley of Blossom and Nell Thompson & husband Dewayne of Blossom along numerous nieces & nephews and a host of friends.
Casket bearers will be: Randal Lee Sessums, David Wayne Miller, Jr., Steven Dewayne Miller, Jeremy Ray Miller, Daniel Shane Holland and Justin Ellis Sessums.
To leave a message or tribute for the family please visit www.brighthollandfuneralhome.com.
Mrs. Evelyn V. Barker, 91, of Paris passed away Friday, August 24, 2012 in Paris. She was born on June 18, 1921 in Warrensburg, Johnson County, Missouri a daughter of James and Hattie Baker Hamisfar. She was a homemaker, member of the Methodist Church and the Red Hat Society.
She was preceded in death by her husband William P. Barker in 1999, parents, a brother and five sisters.
Survivors include her children Jim Barker and wife Claudette, Deanna Mowery and husband Jerry; six grandchildren, two great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held at a later date in Warrensburg, Missouri. If desired memorials may be made to the Lamar County Humane Society. Services are under the direction of the Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home where online condolences may be sent by visiting www.fry-gibbs.com.