Anita Mae (Cole) Miller, 74, of Lincoln, passed away July 8, 2019 at Memorial Medical Center, Springfield.
Visitation will be from 9AM until 11 AM, Funeral at 11am, Saturday, July 13, 2019 at First Cumberland Presbyterian Church with Pastor Steve Blaum officiating. Burial will be in Zion Cemetery. Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Anita was born May 14, 1945 in Lincoln, IL., the daughter of Aubrey Jacob “Slim” Cole and Zella Eva (Turner) Cole. She married James Miller on April 7, 1968 in Lincoln, IL. She was a lifetime member of First Cumberland Presbyterian Church where she served as a Deacon for many years, taught Sunday School, and was a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Women. She was employed as a secretary at Lehn and Fink for several years and then as a secretary at Lincoln First United Methodist Church for several years. She enjoyed being involved in the knitting group at the First United Methodist Church and kept busy exercising with friends several days a week.
Surviving are her husband Jim Miller, sister Linda (James Robert Sr.) Stone, and several nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, and great- great nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, infant son Matthew James Miller, and infant daughter Sara J. Miller.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church.