Azzle Charles Miller, 93, of Chillicothe, passed away at his home, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2008.
Azzle was born July 26, 1914 near Stet, the son of Charles Daniel Miller and Fanny Susan Brock Miller. Azzle graduated from Stet High School. He worked at the Lake City Arsenal and was a carpenter for many years. He drove a school bus and was an area farmer. He married Viola Marie Hawkins on March 19, 1935. Married for nearly 73 years, she survives of the home.
Azzle was a member and deacon of the Brethren Church in Stet for many years before moving to Chillicothe where he became a member and deacon of the Calvary Baptist Church. Azzle was also a member of RSVP in Chillicothe. Azzle’s favorite pastimes were fishing and spending time with his family.
In addition to his wife, survivors include: one daughter and son-in-law, Darlene Wiedmier and her husband, Joe, of Braymer; two granddaughters and their spouses, Alana Marie Stump and her husband, Randy, and Machelle Lynn Barnes and her husband, Gregg, all of Austin, Texas; three great-grandchildren, Rebekah and Caleb Barnes, and Jared Stump, all of Austin, Texas; and one great-great granddaughter, Danica Lynn Barnes, of Austin, Texas.
His parents, four brothers, Bill, Leo and John Miller, and an infant brother; four sisters, Florence Bales, Catherine Paul, Ruth Warren, and Frances Myers, preceded him in death.
Memorials in honor of Azzle Miller may be made to the Calvary Baptist Church or to Hedrick Home Health and Hospice and left at the funeral home or mailed to Heritage Funeral Home, 3141 N. Washington, Chillicothe, Mo. 64601.
Friends may call at the Heritage Funeral Home in Chillicothe on Tuesday, Feb. 5, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. A family visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Feb. 6, at 1 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church in Chillicothe. Burial will be in Wakenda Cemetery near Hardin.
Arrangements are under the direction of Heritage Funeral Home in Chillicothe.