Doris E. Miller, 90

SEPT. 6, 1922-AUG. 7, 2013

August 07, 2013
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Doris Evelyn Harp Miller, 90, of Hagerstown, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, at her home in the company of her family.

Born Sept. 6, 1922, in Roxbury, Md., she was the daughter of the late Wilbur Paul Harp and Pauline Walters Harp Bennett.

Miller was a 1945 graduate of Hagerstown Business College.

She retired as a school secretary with the Washington County Board of Education from Howard Street and Emma K. Doub schools.

She was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church, Chewsville, where she was a 50-year member of the Altar Committee and Bethel United Methodist Church Women at the Well.

In addition, she was a charter member and past president of Chewsville Lioness Club, past president of Green Acres Homemakers, a member of Washington County Homemakers, a charter member of Hill 'n' Dale Garden Club, a member of Springhill Garden Club, Washington County Historical Society, Antietam Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, Washington County Hospital Auxiliary, Washington County Association of Retarded Citizens, AARP and Ladies of the Elks and Associates.

She is survived by one son, Perry Christopher Miller; one daughter, Priscilla Ann Miller; and one sister, Charlotte R. Harp Horst, all of Hagerstown; two great-grandsons, Christopher Richard Miller and Michael Ragan Miller, both of Clear Spring; one nephew, William E. Horst Jr. and wife, Diane, of Greencastle, Pa.; and two nieces, Benelle South Hammer and husband, Robert, of Smithsburg, and Linnie Walters Shockley of Richmond, Va.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 64 years, A. Romayne Miller; one son, Paul R. Miller; and one grandson, William Christopher Miller.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Bethel United Methodist Church, Chewsville, with the Revs. Linda Warehime and John W. Schildt officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown.

Friends will be received Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel and at the church Saturday one hour prior to the services.

Memorial contributions may be made to ARC of Washington County, 820 Florida Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21740; Horizon Goodwill Industries, 14515 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742; or Bethel United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 37, Chewsville, MD 21721.

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