Mrs. Marie A. Miller, 70

Mrs. Marie A. Miller, 70, of Tracy City, Tenn., passed away Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, at her home.

Marie was born on Oct. 6, 1947, in Plainwell, a daughter of the late Varsal Fales and Donnabelle Livingston Kissinger. She was raised in the Ostego/Plainwell and Delton areas, graduating from Plainwell High School in 1965.

She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Nazareth College in Kalamazoo and was a member of the American Business Women’s Association for a number of years.

Marie started her employment during high school at the Plainwell Cafe then moved to Battle Creek where she worked for Battle Creek Public Schools, the State of Michigan, Community/Battle Creek Health System Hospitals and Med Service Walk-In Clinic.

After moving to Tennessee in 2006, Marie worked at the Anderson Mine in Sherwood for two years before health issues forced her to retire.

Marie was a member of First Baptist Church of Tracy City where she served on several committees. She loved to travel and enjoyed spending time fishing. She also enjoyed classic cars and car shows.

Survivors include her husband Robert G. Miller Jr.; son Robby Snowberger; step-son Robert G. Miller III; step-daughter, Kimberly (Tim) Baker; sisters, Donna Minshall and LuElla (Bill) Bromley; brothers, Leon and Robert (Edna) Fales; four step-grandchildren and three step-great-grandchildren, all of Michigan; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Friday, Feb. 23, at 11 a.m. Cumberland Funeral Home, Foster & Lay Chapel, Tracy City, Tenn. Brother Ben Curtis will officiate. Burial will be in Plainview Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday, Feb. 22, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Tracy City First Baptist Church, Van Fund, 531 Main Street, Tracy City, TN 37387.

On line condolences may be made by visiting

Arrangements are by Cumberland Funeral Home, Foster & Lay Chapel, Tracy City, Tenn.


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