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Patricia Louise Miller, 78 years, passed to heaven on Sept. 17, 2011 at her home in Ava, Mo.
Pat was born May 26, 1933 in Mtn. Home, Ark., to Vester G. “Chunk” and Annie (Dyer) Wood.
Pat was a resident of Douglas County most of her life. She was a fulltime mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She was a Christian and had attended the Oak Grove General Baptist Church in Wasola and later attended the Ava General Baptist Church.
She was a member of Ava and Gainesville chapters, Order of Eastern Star.
Pat loved fishing, reading, bowling, playing cards and working with the meals on wheels program with the Ava Senior Center.
Pat was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, Maudie Lawson, and a great-granddaughter, Caelyn Osbourn.
Pat is survived by three sons, Bob and Jeanie Miller, Bella Vista, Ark., David and Sally Miller, Ava, Mo., and Jon Miller, Ava, Mo.; seven grandchildren, Bobbie Jean, Justin, Elisha, Chelsea, Lynsey, Paige and Jessi; seven great-grandchildren; eight brothers and sisters, Dorothy Jean Bertram, Grandview, Mo., Jody Wooldridge, Branson, Mo., Joyce Boone, Pennsylvania, Mike Wood, Nottinghill, Mo., Rick Wood, Nixa, Mo., Randy Wood, Nora Latham, and Judy Wood, all of Springfield, Mo.; many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Memorial services were Wednesday, Sept. 21, at 2 p.m. at the Clinkingbeard Chapel, Ava with Pastor Oren Alcorn officiating. Cremation services are being conducted by Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Ava.
Memorials may be made to the Douglas County Public Library P.O. Box 277, Ava, MO 65608.
On line condolences may be made to www.clinkingbeardfuneral home.com.