Obituary of Dorothy Miller
Funeral Services for Dorothy Keel Miller, age 94, of San Augustine, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, in the Wyman Roberts Memorial Chapel with Bro. Frank Holrath officiating. Burial will follow in the
Dorothy was born to the late Addie (Toole) Keel and Fred Keel on December 7, 1924, in
While there in
In 1970, they moved to San Augustine, and later Mrs. Casey Jones asked her to go with her to an art class in Zavalla in which God blessed her with wonderful talent. She began teaching others, she had up to 7 classes a week plus going to
One of her first loves was fishing, and often fished along with her beloved friend, Doyline Bennefield at least 3 times weekly at Jackson Hill Marina on
Every summer she set aside time for her grandsons Jason and Michael to come and visit. She took them fishing, swimming and made the visits so much fun with chocolate chip cookies and her wonderful famous fried pies. A special joy of her life was visits with her great grand children Kade and Shayleigh McGowen. She was excited recently to know that another great grand child Royce Ty McGowen is due to arrive in April.
Those left to cherish her memory include her son, Marlon Miller of San Augustine; daughter, Dwana McGowen of Grand Prairie; her beloved grandchildren, Jason and his wife, Libby McGowen of Grand Prairie; Mike and his wife, Kelli McGowen of
She is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Mitchell Porter Miller; her son-in-law, David McGowen; her daughter-in-law, Sheila Miller; her parents, Fred and Addie Keel; and siblings, Jay Keel; Sam Keel; Warren Keel; LaNell Whitesides; Mozell Whitesides; Maxine Hunter and Eve Colvins.
Serving as pallbearers will include, Jason McGowen; Mike McGowen; Kade McGowen; Michael Voytek; Roy Williams and Chris Hamilton and Barry Welch.