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Evelyn Garnetta Miller

June 25, 1944 — April 11, 2024

Drexel, Missouri

Evelyn Garnetta Miller

Evelyn Garnetta Miller of Drexel, MO was born June 25th 1944 in Harrisburg PA the daughter of Edward and Ann Gathagan. She departed this life on Thursday April 11th, 2024 at Golden Years Center for Rehab and Healthcare in Harrisonville, Missouri surrounded by love and family at the age of 79.

On January 29,1965, Evelyn was united in marriage to William John Miller in Ashtabula, OH.

Evelyn was employed by Sprint as an event planner until her retirement. She was formerly employed as a civilian contractor for the United States Navy.  Evelyn enjoyed reading, listening to country music and going to the casino’s, she also loved riding motorcycles, playing darts and spending the winters in Yuma, AZ with the love of her life Corky. Evelyn was a dedicated wife, mother and grandmother.

Besides her husband William Miller and her parents, Evelyn was preceded in death by 5 sister’s Betty Lefebvre, Emogene and Alice Gathagan, Lois Mathews, Lorraine Kensinger and 1 bother Edward Gathagan and granddaughter Ashley Miller.

Evelyn is survived by 2 sons, William P Miller (Joann) Spring Hill, KS, Chat Miller (Susan) Harrisonville, MO, step- children Ogden Miller (Cynthia) KCMO and Leona Herman Lane, KS. 6 grandchildren Jason (Billie Jo), Sarah (Larry), Derick, Michael, Austin (Biancia)Ryan (Chely); 10 great-grandchildren Owen, Cash, Barrett, Melody, Rhoda, Mateo, Issabella, Nasheili, Graceson and Canaan and a host of extended family Shane (Nicole), Tiffany (Daniel), Seth, Georgia, Ryder, Preslee, Henlee, Enzlee and Marlee


Cremation with a Celebration of Life Service will be held 7:00 p.m. Thursday, April 18, 2024 at Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville, Missouri. 

Visitation will be held 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Thursday, April 18, 2024 at Dickey Funeral Home. 

Memorial Contributions may be made to Three Rivers Hospice, or JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) and may be sent to Dickey Funeral Home P.O. Box 432 Harrisonville, Missouri 6470. 

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