Priscilla Miller, nee Phillips, 85, of Belleville, IL, born April 23, 1932, in Portland, ME, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 14, 2017, with her family by her side.
The former Priscilla Phillips graduated from Portland Maine High School in 1949. After high school she worked in the accounting department for Sears Roebuck. She met her husband Walter, while he was stationed in Portland in the United States Coast Guard. They were married on April 28, 1955 in Portland.
Priscilla was a beautiful, kind, and gentle woman, who was well-liked by everyone she knew and met. She enjoyed the Missouri Botanical Gardens. Priscilla also liked all types of shopping and lunches at the Shrine, Fischer’s Restaurant, and in St. Charles, MO. Her favorite activity was her summer visits to the state of Maine. Some of her favorite places were Scarborough Beach, Kettle Cove, Country Kitchen, and Freeport Maine.
Surviving are her husband, Walter Miller;
a son, Bob (fiancée Christy Murray) Miller;
a granddaughter, Lexi Miller;
a sister, Marion (Don) Olen;
and many nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or to the National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows, 442 South Demazenod Drive, Belleville, IL 62223. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
A special thanks to the ladies at Home Instead Senior Care, especially Peggy Van Loo and Delores Cox, who provided special care to Priscilla.
Private family services will be held.