Dorothy J. Miller
Dorothy Jane Miller, 89, passed away on Saturday, May 14, 2011 at the Alpine Way Retirement Apts. in Shelton, WA. Dorothy was born on August 21, 1921 to Robert and Lillian (Gay) Mitchell in Seattle, WA.
She graduated in 1939 from Irene S. Reed High School in Shelton and attended a nursing school. In September of 1945, she married Leslie Louis Miller in North Hollywood, CA. Dorothy was a homemaker and a member of the Shelton VFW for 50 years.
She enjoyed writing editorials to the Mason County Journal, politics, current events, reading, gardening, collecting rocks and teaching the neighborhood children life’s lessons.
She is survived by her son, Larry Miller (Pamela), Sammamish, WA; daughter, Linda Sue Bailey (Jack), Shelton; sister, Jeannine Griggs, Shelton; six grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, one great great grandchild, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Dorothy was preceded in death by husband Leslie, two brothers and three sisters.
Graveside services will be held at Shelton Memorial Park on Friday, May 20, 2011 at 1:00pm. A reception will follow at 640 W. Hurley Waldrip Rd in Shelton.
Memorial donations can be made to the V.F.W. Post 1694, 206 W. Franklin St. Shelton, WA 98584. McComb Funeral Home was privileged to serve this family.