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Donna Dee Miller

May 22, 1944 — January 28, 2021

Donna Dee Miller passed away January 28, 2021.

Memorial service will be at 1:00 p.m., Friday, April 30, 2021 in Miller Family Cemetery, 2587 CR 424, Thomasville, MO. Arrangements are by Schooler Funeral Home.

Donna was born May 22, 1944 to Leo Dale and Dorothy Maxine (Smith) Stewart in Shenandoah, IA. She was raised on dairy farms throughout Iowa where she would help her father gather and milk the cows each day. Donna had many stories she loved to tell of rounding up the milk cows in the harsh Iowa winters and getting so much snow that her father would have to carry her and her brother, Danny to the country school they attended on the back of his tractor.

Donna graduated from Sidney High School then attended cosmetology school at Barnes School of Cosmetology in Council Bluffs, IA. After completing her schooling, she married Ross Stroman Cook and to that union was born 2 children, Paula Fay (Cook) Dunkerson and Donald Ross Cook.

Several years later, Donna met the love of her life, Anton Ervin Miller and they married on August 24, 1984. Donna became mother to 3 boys, Rhett Alan Miller, Douglas Ervin Miller and James Lindsey Miller. They moved from Texas to the old home place in Thomasville, MO where they lived out their lives. She became a big part of the Miller Family and loved them all and they loved her.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Ervin; her parents, Dale and Dorothy Stewart; two sons, James Lindsey Miller and Donald Ross Cook; and her brother, Danny Lee Stewart.

Donna is survived by daughter, Paula Dunkerson; sons, Rhett Miller and Doug Miller (Kara); 7 grandchildren, Jason Dunkerson (Melissa), Wes Dunkerson (Chelsea), Daniel Miller (Tara), Michael Miller, Maykayley Miller, Sara Miller, Jordan Miller, Zac Miller (Destiny) and Joseph Dodson; 4 great-grandchildren, Hannah Dunkerson, Garrett Dunkerson, Hayze Miller and Rhett Miller; brother in law, Eugene Miller; sister in laws, Juanita Crass, Dorothy Nunnally (Sam) and Edna Seeley; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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