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Obituaries

Obituaries

Virginia Rose Miller 1921 - 2008 Lawrence

Memorial services for Virginia Rose Miller, 86, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Baldwin United Methodist Church. Inurnment will be in Sharon Cemetery in Drexel, Mo., at a later date.Mrs. Miller died Wednesday, April 23, 2008, at Pioneer Ridge Retirement Community in Lawrence.She was born Sept. 6, 1921, in Kansas City, Mo., the daughter of Wilson E. and Mary Ellen Noon Hearson.Mrs. Miller was a secretary and homemaker. She was a quilt maker, artist and seamstress.She married Robert Jay Miller on Dec. 24, 1940, in Bates County, Mo. He died Sept. 6, 1992.Mrs. Miller was also preceded in death by a son, Robert J. Miller Jr., in January 2008.Survivors include a son, Richard Miller, Baldwin City; a sister, Darlene Swearingin, Reno, Nev.; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.The family will receive friends at the church after the services.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.warrenmcelwain.com">www.warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Miller.