Iva Nell Miller


Iva Nell Miller, 74, of Center, passed away Saturday, March 28, 2020, in Center.

Graveside service will be held at Noon, Tuesday, March 31, 2020, at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center with Bro. Charles Williams and Bro. Chuck Horton officiating. Visitation will be held prior to the service at Watson & Sons Funeral Home, beginning at 10:00 a.m.


Born August 8, 1945, in San Augustine, she was the daughter of the late, America Meck Rash and Lillie Mae Taylor Rash.  She earned her Master’s Degree in Education and went on to teach at Center ISD for 35+ years. Her hobbies were tending to the cows and camping.  Mrs. Miller was a life-long member of Sardis Missionary Baptist Church.


She is survived by her sons, Michael Miller and wife Gayla of Shelbyville, Mark Miller and wife Kallie of Lakeport, Matthew Miller and wife Sheri of Center, Mickey Miller and wife Chalee of Nacogdoches; grandchildren, Cody Miller and wife Amanda of Center, Alyssa Youngblood and husband Koby of Shelbyville, Mark Miller and wife Sheri of Shelbyville, Morgan Walker and husband Josh of Deadwood, Louisiana, Derek Miller of Midland, Jared Miller of Nacogdoches, Josh Miller of Nacogdoches, Garrett Hoover of Dubois, Pennsylvania, Matthew Miller of Nacogdoches, Lauren Parks and husband Chase of Diana, Ty Miller of Nacogdoches, and Gracie Miller of Nacogdoches; brother and sister, Kenneth Rash and wife Martha of Center, Wanda Price and husband Kenneth of San Augustine, Betty Rhame and husband Jimmy of Center, Paige Van Meter and Tatum Van Meter, and Martha Dennis of Huntington; numerous great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other family; and a host of friends.


Preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Miller; parents, America Meck and Lillie Mae Rash; granddaughter, Kara Miller; brother, Bobby Glen Rash; sisters, Frances Collins and Mammie Ener.

Pallbearers will be her four boys.


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