Bonnie Marie Holcomb Miller, age 89, of Jonesboro, Ark., died Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2005, at the Craighead County Nursing Center. She was born on Sept. 25, 1915 to Luther E. Holcomb and Ida Belle Toombs Holcomb. She was reared in the Buck Donic area where she attended the Buck Donic School. In 1933, she met and married Charles C. "Coach" Miller of Hartman, Ark. The couple continued to reside in Cardwell, Mo. and to farm. In 1964, she began working for Brewer Brothers Midway Service Station and worked there off and on for the next 17 years. In 1988, Mr. and Mrs. Miller moved to Jonesboro and she continued to pursue her hobbies of sewing and gardening.
She was a past member of the Buck Donic Church, the First Baptist Church in Cardwell, the Calvary Full Gospel Church in Cardwell, and the Fairview Baptist Church in Jonesboro.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Harold Holcomb and by a sister, Alma Jackson.
Survivors include her husband, Charles C. Miller of the home; three sons, Joe A. Miller, of Jonesboro, Jerry L. Miller, of Las Vegas, Nev., and Glenn D. Miller, of Spokane, Wash.; one daughter, Bonnie Jean Brown, of San Diego, Calif.; two brothers, Leslie Holcomb, of Cardwell and Vernon Holcomb, of Paragould, Ark; one sister, Lurlie Todd, of Cardwell; 10 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday at 10 a.m., at the Cardwell Cemetery with Dr. Roger Brown officiating. Burial will follow under the direction of the Emerson Funeral Home of Jonesboro.
Visitation will be held on Friday, Feb. 11, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., at the Emerson Funeral Home of Jonesboro.
Those wishing to leave a lasting memorial are asked to please consider the Northeast Arkansas Breast Cancer Support Group, P.O. Box 4055, Jonesboro, Ark., 72403.