Mary Viola Taylor Stevens Miller

Lewiston Morning Tribune
Sunday, August 4, 1957

Mary Miller, 86, Dead At Hospital

Mrs. Mary V. Miller, former school teacher and pioneer resident of the Northwest, died at 5:27 p.m. yesterday at St. Joseph's Hospital at the age of 86.

Born July 30, 1871, at McCook, S.D., Mrs. Miller had lived in the Northwest since 1899, when she moved to Washington, and at Lewiston since 1925. She had lived at 706 8th Ave.

She taught grade school in her earlier years in South Dakota. At Lewiston she was a member of the Rebekah Lodge. She attended the First Christian Church.

After moving from Washington in 1911, Mrs. Miller lived at various places in Idaho, including Wilder, until 1924.

She was married at Rockvalley, Iowa, March 6, 1893, to Frank J. Stevens, who died May 30, 1921. Her second marriage, to Floyd T. Miller at Clarkston Aug. 30, 1924, ended in divorce in 1930.

Survivors include a son, Lloyd Stevens, Nezperce; a daughter, Mrs. Ethel Morris, Lewiston; three stepsons, Floyd J. Miller, Alaska, John C. Miller, Lewiston, and Lee Miller, Deer Park, Wash.; two stepdaughters, Mrs. Beulah Grabschmidt, Spokane, and Mrs. Naomi Dreger, Weber, Wn.; and 20 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Brower-Wann Chapel, with the Rev. James York, minister of the First Christian Church, officiating. Burial will be at Normal Hill Cemetery.

Contributed by Bailey

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