February 22, 2007

(11/13/1910 – 2/17/2007)

Archie B. Miller, 96, of Bloomfield, Iowa, and formerly of Memphis, Missouri, died February 17, 2007 at the Bloomfield Care Center, in Bloomfield, Iowa.

He was born November 13, 1910, at Gorin, Missouri to William Benjamin and Rilda Ellen Huntley Miller. He attended school in Gorin, Missouri. He married Doris Evelyn Fogle on September 21, 1938 at Memphis, Missouri and to this union a son was born.

Archie was a crop and cattle farmer until his retirement in 1990. He enjoyed spending time with his family, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and farming.

He is survived by his wife, Doris, who resides at the Bloomfield Care Center; his son, Larry Lee Miller and his wife, Glenda, of Bloomfield, Iowa and two grandchildren; Matt Miller of Ottumwa, Iowa and Mandi Francis and her husband, Alan, of Bloomfield, Iowa. Also surviving are four grandchildren; Jocelyn Miller, Maleena Bender, Kaitlin Francis and Alexa Francis; several nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers; Tom Miller, Harry Miller, Ray Miller, Fred Miller and Cecil Miller and four sisters; Hazel Kittle, Alta Corso, Eula M. Ridge and Jewel Schelen.

Visitation, with the family present, will be from 9:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 24, 2007 at the Memphis Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow visitation at the funeral home with the Reverend Charles Hammack officiating. Burial will be in the Memphis Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Duane McDonald, Roger L. Riebel, Freddie Henderson, Larry Remley, Rick Fischer and Vernon Oberholtzer.

Memorials may be made to the Bloomfield Care Center or Hospice of Central Iowa and can be mailed to or left at Memphis Funeral Home, 378 South Market Street, Memphis, Missouri 63555.

Online condolences may be sent to Archie’s family at mmphisfh@nemr.net.

Services are under the direction of the Memphis Funeral Home.

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