Dora Herdaline “Deanie” Miller passed in peace Sunday, April 19, 2020 at the age of 94.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Junior Miller and son, Cliford James Miller.

Dora is survived by her son, Donald Dwayne Ward of Houston and grandchildren, Daniel Ward and Angela Alderman, Bryan Lynn Miller of Parker, Colo.; Ashley Brook Weiss of Brenham; Joseph Kyle Vogel currently in the U.S. Navy; Dawn Celeste Hentschel of Carmine; and her many great grandchildren and extended family.

Dora resided in Houston and worked as an electrolysis technician for over a decade. In 1984 she and Carl made Carmine home. Dora was a devout Christian and a member of Martin Luther Lutheran Church of Carmine. Dora was a member of Sons of Hermann, Ladies Aid and S.P.J.S.T. In her retirement she enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles and crochet.

Dora will be fondly remembered by her family and friends as a loving mother and loyal friend. Game nights were among the fondest of memories we will miss as she placed family, friends and creating memories above all in life. Dora raised three generations of children, grandchildren and great grandchildren as her own. All while creating countless memories that will live on in our hearts forever. Dora lost her fight with COVID-19 as her nurse sang her favorite song “Amazing Grace.”

A private graveside service was held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, 2020 with Pastor David Tinker officiating.

Visitation was from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at Memorial Oaks Chapel.

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Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Memorial Oaks


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