October 21, 1938 - March 31, 2021
Frances was born on October 21,1938 to Pershing and Kitty (Conley) Walker in Ardmore, Oklahoma at the home of her grandmother. The family moved to California when Frances was one year old to find employment. Frances attended Fresno Adventist Academy and later Pacific Union College where she met the love of her life Derek Miller. They were married in 1958 and started a family by 1960. They were happy to have four sons. For job opportunities the family moved to Northwest Arkansas in 1972 where they raised their family and later retired. They loved to travel and go on mission trips. Frances enjoyed sewing, baking and gardening. She loved Jesus and prayed earnestly every day. When the Pastor asked if she had any special prayer request: it was only for her children and grandchildren. She was ready to rest until Jesus comes to awaken her. She lost her beloved Derek after 52 years of marriage. She leaves her family: William Miller and wife Rose of Gentry, Arkansas, Danny Miller and wife Paula of Ooltewah, Tennessee, Tommy Miller and wife Aleta of Gentry, Arkansas and Skip Miller and wife Shannon of Hixson, Tennessee. She was blessed with 10 grandchildren: Robert Miller and wife Crystal, and Jessica Whiteley of Gentry, Blaine and Samantha Miller of Gentry and Amanda and Dustin Dalton of Siloam Springs, Delaney and Ivey Miller, Farah and Ava Miller, and Taylor Pack, all from the Chattanooga, Tennessee area; her great grandchildren: Colton, Logan, Chloey, Derek, Hailey, Parson, Ashlyn, Lawson, Easton, Serenity and Trinity. Frances is survived by her sister Cheryl Walker-Robley and her husband Keith of Gentry. Also survived by many cousins, other family members and friends. She fostered many children over the years and was grandma to all and especially to her special needs boys Mike and Tim. She was predeceased by one grandson, Carter Miller of Tennessee. Funeral services will be 3:00 p.m., Saturday, April 10, 2021 at Gentry Seventh-day Adventist Church in Gentry, Arkansas. Burial will follow at Bloomfield Cemetery near Gentry. Visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday, April 9, 2021 at Wasson Funeral Home in Siloam Springs, Arkansas. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to National Down Syndrome Society on their website at www.ndss.org.
Frances was born on October 21,1938 to Pershing and Kitty (Conley) Walker in Ardmore, Oklahoma at the home of her grandmother. The family moved to California when Frances was one year old to find employment. Frances attended Fresno Adventist... View Obituary & Service Information
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