The Edmond Sun

February 5, 2013

Agnes Mitchell Miller


The Edmond Sun

EDMOND —     Heaven’s gates opened Sunday, February 3, 2013 for a joyful entry as Agnes Mitchell Miller, 104, of Edmond, Okla., was met by Jesus and her loved ones.

    Agnes was born November 27, 1908 in Allen, Okla. to Kenneth and Pearl Mitchell.  She attended school in Stuart, Okla., before moving to Braithwaite, Okla.  There she met the love of her life, Otto Miller.  They married in Sayre, Okla. on August 10, 1929 then resided in Clinton.  They raised and adored four children.  Otto and Agnes were married 63 years before his passing in 1991.  In 1996 she moved to Tealridge Retirement Center in Edmond to be close to her daughters.

    She was a member of the Memorial Road Church of Christ.  She spent her life serving the Lord, serving her family and serving all in need.  She was a servant for the Lord her entire life.

    Agnes was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Otto, daughter Dr. Janice Thiessen and son-in-law Dr. Harold Thiessen; brothers Vernon, Roy, Orville, and Arnold Mitchell, and one sister Dorothea.

    She is survived by son LaWayne (Betty); daughters Patricia Allen (Larry) and Linda Penner (Jim); two brothers Rufus and Olen Mitchell; eight grandchildren, LaWayne Miller, Jr., Ginger Spielbauer, Susan Mathis, Amy Thiessen, Jay Cooper, Tim Allen, Dan Allen and Matt Cooper; eight great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren and her special Tealridge family.

    During the last few months, she was lovingly cared for by Nikki, Sherri, Myrtle, Marsha, Teresa and Maria.  Crossroads Hospice gave loving care and guidance.

    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Tipton Home, P.O. Box 370, Tipton, OK 73570.  

    Graveside services were held for Agnes at the Clinton City Cemetery in Clinton, under the direction of Matthews Funeral Home, Edmond.