Shelby Jean Miller, 68, of Sedalia, died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2008, at St. Mary's Health Center in Jefferson City.
Funeral services were held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, March 3, 2008, at Heckart Funeral Home with her brother, Don Munford, officiating. Burial was in Crown Hill Cemetery. The family received friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Pallbearers were Kevin Bond, Tim Carr, John Cook, Johnathon Cook, Michael Fisher and Joey Card. Memorial contributions are suggested to American Heart Association. Condolences may also be sent online at www.heckartfuneralhome.com.
She was born Feb. 2, 1940, in Sedalia, the daughter of Everett and Alma Lee McCurdy Fox. On June 30, 1983, in Sedalia, she married Charles R. Miller, who survives of the home. She was a Baptist. She worked for Lamy's Manufacturing for six years and later she and her daughter owned and operated Rainbow Connections Day Care. She lived most of her life in Sedalia.
Additional survivors include one son, David Fisher of Holts Summit; three daughters, Debra Callahan of Holts Summit, Linda Pace of Holts Summit and Tressie Miller of the home; five grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one brother, Elvin Fox of Jefferson City; three half brothers, Freddie Fox, Harold Fox and Robert Fox, all of Sedalia; two half sisters, Linda Lentz of Sedalia and Pauline Lentz of Springfield.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Mary J. Buscha.