Lelia Miller

Lelia M. Miller

Battle Creek

Lelia "Lee" Mae Miller, formerly of Pennfield Township in Battle Creek, Michigan passed away at Best Care Plus Living Center East in Marshall, Michigan.

She was born on August 24, 1927, the daughter of Mable and Ralph Jones in Battle Creek.  Following a divorce, her mother remarried Fred Westphal, who became a very loving father to her.

Lelia briefly worked at the Kellogg Company where she met the love of her life John B. Miller.  They married on August 4, 1946 in Battle Creek.  She was preceded in death by her parents and by her husband on January 18, 2007. She is survived by daughters, Becky (Gerry) O'Dell of Augusta, Cheri (Daryl) Ferguson of Battle Creek; sons Jon Miller of Battle Creek and Randy (Maggie) Miller of East Leroy; nine grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren; brother Ken Jones of Tennessee; step-brothers, Jim Westphal and Jerry (Terry) Westphal both of Florida.

Lelia enjoyed golf, bowling, card games, sewing, crafts and traveling.

Private family interment will take place at Fort Custer National Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may go to Oaklawn Hospice, 122 High Street, Marshall, Michigan 49068.

The family is being served by Shaw Funeral Home.



Funeral Home

Shaw Funeral Homes
2838 Capital Ave Sw Battle Creek, MI 49015
(269) 979-3838

Published in Battle Creek Enquirer on July 7, 2014