Eva Darlene Miller
Eva Darlene Miller, 64, went to be home with the Lord at 11:10 p.m., Sunday, February 9, 2014 at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis County, Mo.She was born on Nov. 23, 1949 in Carrollton, IL. the daughter of the late Rev. Louis Edward & Mary Elizabeth (Robbins) Kappler.Darlene graduated in 1967 from Jersey Community High School, and was employed at Olin Corp. in East Alton and Updikes in Jerseyville for a short time, and has been employed for the past 18 years in the Accounting Department at Wal-Mart in Jerseyville.She married Douglas L. Miller on Sept. 4, 1970 at the Healing Waters Temple in Jerseyville, and they shared nearly 42 years before his death on July 9, 2012.Surviving are a daughter & son in law, Lisa & John Tomerlin of Jerseyville; a granddaughter, Kelsie Marie Tomerlin; a brother & sister in law, David & Omok Kappler of Jerseyville; five sisters & brothers in law, Edith & Jesse Lester, Esther & Robert Evans, Ruth Ann McClintock, Violet & William Clendenny all of Jerseyville, and Caroly & Kenneth Plummer of Rosedale; a brother in law, Rodney Ross of Carrollton; a sister in law, Ann Kappler of Pine Bluff, Ark.; along with many loving nieces and nephews.In addition to her parents & husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Mildred Pearl Ross; a brother, Robert L. Kappler; and a brother in law, Lloyd McClintock.Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m., Monday, February 17, 2014 at the Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville.Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m., Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at the Gospel Assembly Church in Jerseyville, with Rev. Clyde Shaw officiating.Burial will be in the Fieldon Cemetery.Memorials may be given to her family in care of the funeral home.
Crawford Funeral Home