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Betty Lavonne Miller was born January 2, 1928 in Marion County, Iowa the daughter of Earl and Rosa Mae (Karr) Rickabaugh.
She worked at the overall factory in Knoxville prior to her marriage. On April 24, 1954 Betty was united in marriage to Harlan E. Miller. She was a homemaker and a stay-at-home mom. In later years, Betty worked at the Knoxville Hospital in the dietary department.
In her spare time, she enjoyed cooking, baking, cross stitch and ceramics. She loved playing with her grandchildren and taking walks around town. Betty was also a devout and faithful member of the Knoxville Assembly of God Church.
Betty passed away on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at the West Ridge Nursing & Rehab. Center at the age of 88 years.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Harlan; brothers: Harold, James and Vernon and a step-daughter, Thelma McConaughey.
Those left to cherish Betty's memory include her children: Dorothy (Steve) Hinderliter of Matherville, Illinois; Michael (Libbie) Miller of Harvey and David (Kellie) Miller of Knoxville; grandchildren: Staci (Scott) Fuller of Champaign, Illinois, Kelli Hinderliter of Springfield, Missouri and Lorin Miller of Knoxville; siblings: Beverly Rigel, Warren Rickabaugh, Sheryl Kersey and Vicki Rickabaugh and many other family members and friends.
Funeral Service were held at Bybee & Davis Funeral Home in Knoxville, Iowa on Friday, December 9, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Staci Fuller, Officiant.
Interment was at Red Rock Cemetery in rural Knoxville, Iowa. For those desiring, memorials may be made to West Ridge Nursing & Rehab Center.
Online condolences may be left at BertrandFuneralHomes.com
Published on December 9, 2016
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