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Clara Miller

January 23, 1917 — May 3, 2011

CLARA HOLMES MILLER, 94, formerly of Paris, passed away May 3, 2011 in Edmond, OK, where she had been a resident of the Copperlake Retirement Center since January, 2001. Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. Saturday May 7, 2011 in the chapel of Starrett Funeral Home, with Hershel Mercer of Dade City, Florida, officiating. Interment will follow in Providence Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. Friday at Starrett Funeral Home.

She was an active member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Paris before moving to Oklahoma. She also participated in various other organizations associated with the hospitals in Paris, as well as numerous senior activities. She was a faithful Christian and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother to her family. As a housewife, she spent many hours in her flower gardens, for which she attracted much attention.

The daughter of Sandy H. Holmes and Emmie Lee Woodby Holmes, she was born and reared in Lamar County, where she lived until her health failed in 2000.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers; a daughter Mrs. Dorothy Garrett; granddaughters Teri Lynn Brown and Tammy Garrett Stokes; a great- grandson Eric Callaway; and her husband Dr. Lamoine Miller.

Survivors include one son, Ernie Brown, Sr., of Garland; and two daughters, Mrs. Sandra Mercer of Dade City, Florida and Nancy Brown of Edmond, OK; nine grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; and one great-great grandson; three sisters-in-law,Caron Holmes of Powderly, Bessie Hazleton of Clute, and Myrble Brown of Wills Point.

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