Alice M. Miller, 92 of Gainesville, Fla., passed away Friday, Nov. 9, 2012 at North Florida Regional Medical Center. She was born June 11, 1920 in Cleveland, Ohio to Leon and Leah Marie Ledogar Hauger. She met and married her husband of 68 years, Albert B. Miller, during WWII when she was a Marine and he was a Navy officer. After the war, she accompanied him on his tour of duty as a Foreign Service officer in Thessaloniki, Greece. She traveled with him extensively throughout Europe and other parts of the world. Upon their return to the United States, she provided continuing support to her husband's business career and became an accomplished hostess of innumerable dinner parties. She was an artist of substantial ability, and a passionate bridge player.
She is survived by her husband, Albert of Gainesville; daughter, Kerry Miller Bartlett of Marietta, Ga.; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. One of her great -gandchildren, Gavin Bartlett, has cystic fibrosis, and in lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made in memory of his great-grandmother to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation via Gavin's page at http://www.cff.org/great_strides/TeamGavinCFF.
Funeral Services will be 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 19, 2012 in the chapel of Williams-Thomas Funeral Home Downtown, 404 North Main Street, Gainesville, with Fr. John Phillips officiating. Interment will follow in Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell at 1 p.m., with military honors.
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