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Rayola Miller

April 16, 2013

   Rayola Miller, 65, of Quincy died at 9:10 a.m. Tuesday (April 16, 2013) in her home.

   Born July 6, 1947 in Quincy she was the daughter of Raymond and Nola Marie Collins Viar. She married Frank "Ben" Miller on January 20, 1979 in Quincy. He survives.

   She was a 1966 graduate of Quincy High School and a member of Alpha Chapter No. 109 Order of Eastern Star. Rayola enjoyed swimming, biking, doing puzzles and fishing. She also enjoyed raising  catfish with her husband when they lived on their farm.

   Rayola was employed as a Nurses Aid at Sunset Home for 25 years until her retirement.

   Survivors include her husband, Ben; two stepdaughters, Debra Miller and her husband Jerry "JO" Oitker of Bowen, IL and Donna Shanks and her husband Kevin of Fayetteville, NC; one step-grandson, Brandon Shanks also of Fayetteville, NC, and her stepmother, Verlee Viar of Quincy, IL. Also surviving are her son, Dennis Montgomery and his wife, Denise of Hamilton, IL., two grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

   Mrs. Miller was preceded in death by her parents; a step son, Franklin Dennis Miller; her father and mother-in-law, Benjamin "Mike" and Marian Miller.

   Funeral services will be held Friday morning at 11:00 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home with Pastor George Tomko officiating. Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery.

   Visitation will be held from 9:30 until 10:45 with Alpha Chapter No. 109 Order of Eastern Star service at 10:45 at the funeral home.

   Memorials may be made to the Shriners Childrens Hospital.
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