Peggy Miller, 78, peacefully slipped out of this life and on to Heaven Sunday morning, February 2, 2014. Funeral services will be 1:00p.m., Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at the First Baptist Church Chapel in Abilene with Dr. Phil Christopher officiating. Burial will follow in Gunsight Cemetery south of Breckenridge under the direction of Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 542 Hickory St. Visitation will be Tuesday evening from 5 to 7p.m. at the funeral home.
Peggy was born on March 30, 1935, the only child of Chester and Frances Dooley in Ranger, TX. Upon graduation at Ranger High School, she married her high school sweetheart, Conard Dean Miller on May 25, 1954. They were then stationed in Panama and after his service, she was a supportive wife while Conard attended Texas A&M University. They resided in Abilene since 1972.
Peggy worked in the mortgage loan business in Abilene for over thirty years and was an affiliate member in the Abilene Association of Realtors. She was the treasurer for the Professional Women in Home Building and she was active in the scholarship fund as well. Peggy was also active with her Ranger High School Reunion Class of 54 and active treasurer of the Chico Mendoza Scholarship fund. She loved her Joy Sunday School Class at FBC and having family gatherings with her three daughters and her grandchildren. Peggy loved gardening and plants and also loved family vacations and RV'ing at the farm with Conard.
Preceding her in death were her husband and her parents.
Survivors include her daughters, Cheryl Clark and husband, Ellis of Eastland, Shelly Hampton and husband, Carlton of Brownwood, and Dina Griffin and husband, Tim of Abilene; seven grandchildren, Ben Cisneros and wife, Mary, Texie Lane and husband, Matthew, Katie Russell, Pecos Roberts, Bailey, Emma, and Seaver Griffin; and three great-grandchildren, Liam and Hayden Cisneros and Zoey Lane.
Memorials may be made to the PWB Scholarship Fund, The Chico Mendoza Scholarship Fund, or to Hendrick Hospice, 1682 Hickory St., Abilene, TX 79601.