Mynerva Miller

Godfrey | Monday, January 17 2022 |

Mynerva "Dody" Eldora Miller, 78, of Godfrey, passed away at 9:39 p.m. Monday, January 17, 2022, at her home in Godfrey.

She was born May 7, 1943, in Dupo, IL, to Herman and Helen (Sweeney) Parker. She married Howard Edwin Miller on May 11, 1962, in East St. Louis. She graduated from Madison High School in 1961. She worked as a waitress for over 20 years, including Famous Barr, Midtown Restaurant, and Tony's in Alton. She enjoyed bowling and traveling with her husband.

She is survived by two daughters, Dodie (Matt) Gazda of Carlinville, IL, and Nancy (Paul) Shook of Alton, IL; 6 grandchildren, Matthew Gazda II, Stefan Gazda, Jessica Crane, Chelsea Crane, Nicholas Shook, and Nicole Shook; several great-grandchildren; sisters Faye (Harley) Norby and Mary Lou Griffin; brothers Frank "Sonny" Seres and Richard Seres.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, stepfather Frank Seres, sisters Nancy Sherfy and Mary Ann Foster, and a step-grandchild, Paul Shook III.

Visitation will be held on Friday, January 28, 2022, from 4:00 p.m. until the time of memorial service at 7:00 p.m. at Gent Funeral Home in Alton.  Private graveside services will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer's Association. Gent Funeral Home in Alton is in charge of arrangements. Online guestbook and information may be found at

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Gent Funeral Home

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