Funeral services for Connie Horn Miller, 78, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, August 1, 2014, at First Baptist Church in Minden with Pastor Doug Sanders officiating and Chaplain Andrew Abshire assisting. Burial will follow at Gilgal Cemetery in Minden. The family will receive friends from 5 until 8 p.m. Thursday, July 31, 2014, at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden.
Connie was born June 28, 1936, to Carroll O'Connor and Thelma Horn in Winnsboro. She retired from the Webster Parish District Attorney's office as executive secretary in 1996 and went to be with the Lord on July 29, 2014, following her second battle with cancer.
Connie is preceded in death by her parents; Carroll O'Connor "Buck" Horn Jr. (brother); James David Miller (son); Jonathan Gregory Rumby (grandson); and David Miller McCormick (great-grandson).
She is survived by her loving husband of 59 years, James Carroll "Jimmy" Miller; sisters, Christine Hughes of Shreveport, Doris Lary of North Carolina and Josephine Lee of Minden; daughters, Rheba Miller Savell (Sammy) of Minden and Peggy Miller Halbrook (Erwin) of Ohio; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and numerous nephews and nieces. Also her special friend, Cindy Shelton whom she thought of as a daughter.
Pallbearers will be D.C. Greer, Bruce Lee, Allan Lee, Ricky Lee, Don Horn and Ernie Parker.
Honorary pallbearers will be Caleb Miller, Jeff Lee, Eric Lee, Matthew Wilson, Daniel Lee, Colby Lee, Greg Lee, Andy Lary, Jeff Reynolds and Kary Bryce.
Connie asked that family and friends send donations to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and David's Gift.org, in lieu of flowers. Her family would like to say a special thank you to Regional Hospice and staff Julie Morris, Chaplain Andrew Abshire, Kristi Austin and Barbara Calloway.