Francis Miller

Wednesday, May 29, 2002

JONESBORO, Ill. -- Francis P. Miller, 85, of Jonesboro died Monday, May 27, 2002, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill.

He was born Dec. 13, 1916, at Wolf Lake, Ill., son of David L. and Alice Newbold Miller. He and Josephine Elam were married June 7, 1936, in Marion, Ill. She died June 20, 1997.

Miller worked 42 years at Florsheim Shoe Co. in Anna, retiring as a supervisor. He was a former member of Anna Kiwanis Club, Anna-Jonesboro Elks Lodge and Anna Moose Lodge.

Survivors include two sons, Bill Miller of Anna, David Miller of Jonesboro; two daughters, Kay Hawkins of Memphis, Tenn., Mary Lasley of Anna; a sister, Margaret Karraker of Fairview Heights, Ill.; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by three sisters and two brothers.

Friends may call at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday.

Funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, with the Revs. Charles Jennings and Marion Mosely officiating. Burial will be in Jonesboro Cemetery.