Donna Kathleen Miller, of Kirklin, Indiana departed this world to be with her Savior and Lord Jesus Christ and all the other Saints of family and friends at 9 a.m. Monday, April 23, 2012 at St. Vincent Frankfort Hospital at the age of 93. Donna was born to Carrie O. and Icey Marie (Padgett) Quick in Boone County, Indiana on July 5, 1918. She attended one room school houses in Boone County until attending high school in Kirklin. Donna graduated as Valedictorian among 36 students in 1936. Donna married Willard F. Miller on February 5, 1949 in the Kirklin Methodist Church Manse. She and Willard made their home in Kirklin for over 63 years.
Donna loved working her flower beds and her garden, planting beautiful flowers of all types and colors and vegetables such as tomatoes, peppers and green beans. She hated weeds and attacked them with a vengeance. Donna will be remembered as a dedicated, loving wife and mother.
Donna was an active member of the Kirklin Presbyterian Church where she taught Sunday School and served The Lord. She spent 45 years as a waitress at Turner City Restaurant where she opened the doors early for the area farmers.
Donna was a member of Eastern Star. She and Willard were currently attending Kirklin Christian Church where she was loved by all.
Visitation and Services
Visiting will be 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 26, 2012 and services will be on Friday, April 27th at 1:30 p.m. at Goodwin Funeral Home, Frankfort. Pastor Joe McAdams will officiate. Burial will follow in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the Dorcas Society c/o The Kirklin Christian Church, P.O. Box 186, Kirklin, IN 46050. Share memories and condolences online at www.goodwinfuneralhome.com.
Donna is survived by her husband: Willard; children: Sue Ann (Jim) Krass of West Chester, OH and Kevin (Teresa) Miller of Midland, TX; Grandchildren: Courtney and Carrie Paulding, Laura Quinn and Angie Schreiber; Great Grandchildren: Wesley Tamayo, Justin, Kyle, and Tanner Schreiber; and a sister Annabelle Turner.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Charles Quick.