Cleeta R. Miller, 94, of Montpelier passed away peacefully in her sleep on Thursday, April 20, 2023, at Hillside Country Living in rural Bryan. She was born on Feb. 6, 1929, in Mountain Grove, Missouri, to Elbert and Stella (Middleton) Wiyrick. On Nov. 30, 1985, Cleeta married Everett L. Miller and he preceded her in death in 2008.
Cleeta was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Montpelier. She was a Licensing Practicing Nurse at Williams County General in Montpelier for 14 years, she also worked at the Bryan Nursing Center and at Hillside Country Living in Bryan. After her nursing career, she worked at Beam Stream in Montpelier for 14 years.
She is survived by her children, Rhonda (Dan) Curry of Montpelier and Roger Nichols of Bryan; six grandchildren, Cory (Nettie) Nichols, Cherie Whitman (Fiancé Sunto), Bobie Nichols Kepler (Trevor), Sean Nichols, Will (Andrea) Curry and Wesley (David Travis) Curry; 13 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Cleeta was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Everett; two brothers, Carl Wiyrick and Duane Mowry; and sisters, Marie Hill and Nettie Ellen Smethurst and an infant, Mabel Wiyrick.
Visitation for Cleeta will be on Sunday, April 23, 2023, from noon to 3 p.m. at the Thompson Funeral Home on Main Street in Montpelier. Services will be on Monday at 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church in Montpelier with Pastor Jennifer French to officiate. Interment will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in Morenci, Michigan. Memorial contributions may be given to the First United Methodist Church or Hillside Country Living Activity Fund. Condolences can be left for the family at www.thethompsonfuneralhome.com.
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