PITTSFIELD — Elizabeth H. (Liz) Miller, 67, of Pittsfield, went to be with our Lord on Monday, Oct. 2, 2000.
She was born Feb. 26, 1933, in Oneonta, the daughter of James Averell Holl and Mary L. Wilson.
She was married to Lewis (Lukie) Miller on March 25, 1951, in New Berlin.
Liz was the cafeteria manager at the Morris Central School for 29 years which she enjoyed very much.
She was a lifelong resident of the New Berlin/Morris area, where she lived most of her life on the family dairy farm that she and her husband operated for nearly 50 years. She also worked and maintained the family's harness horses and the auction and feed store businesses.
She was an active part of the Otsego County Fair and secretary of the N.Y.S. Sires Harness Racing Association for many years.
She was also a 25-year member of the Unadilla Grange and the Otsego County Pomona Grange.
Liz lighted the hearts of many and will be terribly missed.
She is survived by her husband of nearly 50 years, Lukie Miller of Pittsfield; her children, Timothy L. Miller and his wife, Vicky, Terry L. Miller and his wife, Lisa, Lois Miller-Ballard and her husband, John, Wesley J. Miller and Mary Jane E. Conroe and her husband, Jeff, all of New Berlin.
She is also survived by 13 grandchildren, Everett (Flip) Hopper, Kevin S. Hopper, Melissa J. Hopper, Tonya M. Miller, Timothy L. Miller Jr., Michelle N. Miller, Sarah E. Conroe, Jessica L. Card, Luke M. Conroe, Merissa L. Card, Michael D. Miller, Matthew. J. Conroe and Makenzie L. Ballard; three sisters-in-law, Mildred I. Chase, Margaret Conklin and Ethel White; and a brother-in-law, Donald Miller; along with several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by a brother-in-law, Harley W. Miller; and a sister-in-law, Aleta Smith.
Funeral services will be held at the First Baptist Church of Morris on Friday, Oct. 6, 2000, at 1:30 p.m., with the Rev. J. Mark Norlund officiating. Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Morris.
Committal services and burial will follow the funeral service in Hillington Cemetery in Morris.
Those who wish are asked to donate to the "Liz Miller Memorial Scholarship Fund," in care of Morris Central School, Morris, N.Y. 13808.
Funeral arrangements are by the Johnston Funeral Home of Morris.
Published in The Daily Star on Oct. 4, 2000.