LaVon Riley Miller

Mrs. LaVon Riley Miller, 95, of Hamburg, died Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019, in Crossett. Mrs. Miller was a native of Ashley County, having moved back to Hamburg in 2006 and was a former resident of California, Oklahoma, and Little Rock. 

She was a homemaker, and she worked in the shipyards in California during World War II. Mrs. Miller was a member of the Judson Missionary Baptist Church. Over the past 20 years, she made and assembled thousands of the Cross in a Pocket. The Cross in a Pocket comes with a poem that has been translated into many different languages and distributed by missionaries around the world.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Archer “Doc” Miller in 1992; her parents, Bill & Novella Morrow Riley; three sisters, Pauline Riley Estelle, Jayne Riley Allen, and Mattie Pearl Riley Kilcrease and three brothers, Arthur Riley, Kenneth Riley, and Floyd Riley.

She is survived by a step-son, Lenny Miller of Springfield, Missouri; a brother, Billy Riley and wife, Irene, of Fountain Hill; 11 nieces and 6 nephews and a host of great-nieces and great-nephews.

Funeral services are 2 p.m., Monday, December 2, 2019, in the Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Buddy Boykin officiating. Burial will be in the Shady Grove Cemetery in DeQueen, Arkansas. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home of Hamburg, Arkansas. Online guestbook at www.jones-hartshorn.com.

Visitation will be 1-2 p.m., Monday in the funeral home chapel.

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