Lelia M. Miller, 84

August 26, 2009

APRIL 27, 1925-AUG. 25, 2009

FREDERICK, Md. -- Mrs. Lelia Myrtle Miller, 84, of Frederick, went home to be with the Lord on Aug. 25, 2009.

She was the wife of the late Edgar L. Miller, who passed in 1982.

Born April 27, 1925, in Cavetown, Md., she was the daughter of the late John and Lelia Phetteplace.

She attended Smithsburg High School and worked at the Thurmont Shoe Co. for 23 years.

She was a member of Graceham Moravian Church, and she loved puzzle books. She always cared the most for her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and other family members.

Mrs. Miller was preceded in death by 10 siblings, Doris Wise, Donald Phetteplace, David Phetteplace, Melvin Phetteplace, Genevie Cramer, Vivian Newbill, Sylvia Phetteplace, Elizabeth Phetteplace, Louis Phetteplace and an infant sister, Elizabeth Phetteplace.


She is survived by her brother, Kenneth "Buck" Phetteplace; her sisters, Janet Smith and Connie Grimm; her children, Sylvia Lee Bongers and husband, Bob, Martin Wayne Brown and wife, Debbie, Janet Louise Motter and husband, Billy, Ronald E. Miller and wife, Sandy, Richard Carrol, and Donna K. Riley and husband, Rob; four grandchildren, Ronald E. Miller Jr., Robert Renner Miller, Brittany Lynn Miller and Jeannette Carrol; two great-grandchildren, Neveah Miller and Alexis Miller; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Mrs. Miller's family would also like to express their gratitude for the kindness and the loving care that she received during her stay at Genesis College View Health Care in Frederick.

Visitation will be Thursday, Aug. 27, from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Chapel Mausoleum of Resthaven Memorial Gardens, 9501 U.S. 15 north in Frederick, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 28. The Rev. Jeff Gehris will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Graceham Moravian Church, 8231 Rocky Ridge Road, Thurmont, MD 21788.

Arrangements are by Resthaven Funeral Services, Skkot Cody P.A., in Frederick.

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