Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas


February 28, 2013

Betty Ruth Miller

Corsicana —

Mrs. Betty Ruth Miller, 77, of Frost, passed away at Hillcrest Baptist Hospital in Waco on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013.

She was born on May 6, 1935, in Corsicana, to Cammie Ruth and Willie Jefferson Watson. She married Charles D. Miller on Feb. 21, 1953.

Betty graduated from El Centro College in Dallas as a registered nurse. She spent 48 years caring for patients, friends and loved ones. Being a nurse was one of the endeavors she enjoyed most in life. She also loved listening to Christian music and reading scripture. Her love for the outdoors was evident in her yard work and the flowers that she grew.  

She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Brenda Birkland; and infant son, Charles D. Miller Jr.

Survivors include her husband of 60 years, Charles D. Miller; children, David Miller and wife Kelly of Dawson, and daughter Donna Miller and husband, Mike Fleaher of Waxahachie. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Matthew Miller and wife Jennifer of Dawson, Garrett Miller and wife Nia of Salado, Kristen Brunton and husband Ben of Mildred, and Caitlin Fleaher and Cade Fleaher of Waxahachie. Betty was blessed with nine great-grandchildren, Jalyn, Mattie, Mollie, and Reese Miller, Jade Spain, Emma and Anna Brunton, and Brent and Mychala Fleaher.    

Visitation was held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at Corley Funeral Home in Corsicana.

Graveside services will be 10:30 a.m. on Friday, March 1, 2013, at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery with the Rev. Chris Moore officiating.  

An online guest book is available at by selecting the Betty Ruth Miller obituary.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home, Corsicana.

Text Only
  • Joyce Lloyd Joyce Lloyd

    Joyce Lloyd, 45, of Ennis passed away Monday, April 14, 2014.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Marion Junior Clark

    Marion Junior Clark, 76 of Kerens, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014 in the Heritage Oaks West Retirement Village.

    April 16, 2014

  • Billie Jean Tunnell Billie Jean Tunnell

    Billie Jean “Jeanie” Tunnell, 81, of Oklahoma City, Okla. passed away Monday, April 14, 2014 surrounded by her husband, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Otis Lee Long Otis Lee Long

    Otis Lee Long, 76, passed away peacefully at 4:23 p.m. Monday, April 14, 2014.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Audrey Faye Thompson Tolleson Audrey Faye Thompson Tolleson

    Faye Tolleson, 85, of Corsicana, peacefully went to be with the Lord during her sleep early Saturday morning on April 12, 2014.

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Doris Fay Ivy Patrick

    Doris Fay Ivy Patrick, born in the Mt. Zion Community located near Fairfield on May 9, 1926.

    April 11, 2014

  • William 'Wiggy' Earl Defreeze William 'Wiggy' Earl Defreeze

    William (Wiggy) Earl Defreeze, 65, of Norman, Okla. born Oct. 25, 1948 in Corsicana to Joe and Delores Defreeze of Hobbs, N.M., passed away Sunday, April 6, 2014 in Midwest City, Okla.

    April 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • Betty Montfort

    Betty Montfort, 85, of Corsicana passed away Friday, April 11, 2014 at Navarro Regional Hospital.

    April 11, 2014

  • Death Notices for 4-11-14

    Hiawatha Brown, 81, of Corsicana passed away Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at the VA Hospital in Dallas.

    April 10, 2014

  • Edna Owens McCain Edna Owens McCain

    Edna would have celebrated her 94th birthday on May 6, 2014, but her Lord and Savior called her home a few days early.

    April 10, 2014 1 Photo

AP Video
Featured Ads
Twitter Updates