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Bettie Gene MillerPassing: July 26, 2021


Chastain Funeral Home

Funeral Service

Thursday, July 29th @ 11:00 a.m.


Chastain Funeral Home

Thursday, July 29th @ 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.


Port William Cemetery

Thursday, July 29th

WILLIAMS Bettie Gene Miller, 93, passed away Monday, July 26, 2021, at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital.

Born July 21, 1928, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Willie Everett and Mae Anna (Dorsett) Edwards.   She married Harold Raymond Miller August 24, 1946, and he preceded her in death August 28, 1998.

Bettie was a homemaker and a member of the Huron Baptist Church.  She graduated from Huron High School in 1946.   Bettie enjoyed gardening, preserving the harvest, and quilting.

David Harold Miller of Williams
Donald (Sherry) Miller of Williams
Bonnie (Mark) Qualkenbush of Orleans
Beth (Steve) Robertson of Milton, Florida
Shawn Qualkenbush, Misty Abner, Eric Miller, Kaydy Fults, Carrie Carpenter, and Kellyn Goodwin
12 great grandchildren
Joe White of Swansea, Massachusetts

Her parents; husband; granddaughter, Shannon Qualkenbush; and siblings, George Edwards, Dorsey Edwards, Sr.; and Wanetta Ross, preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 29, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Pastor William “Skip” Mathews officiating.  Burial will be Port William Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 9:00 a.m. until the service on Thursday at the funeral home.

Casketbearers:  Shawn Qualkenbush, Devin Qualkinbush, Ricky Carpenter, Eric Miller, Jimmy Abner, John King, Brennan Fults, and Kevin King.

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11 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Elaine Anderson | Bloomington, IN
    Date: July 30, 2021
    Steve,Beth and Family.I am so sorry for your loss. I spent a lot of time at your home in our younger years, and have wonderful memories of our fun times together. Sending love and hugs as you remember your mother and the good times you shared.God Bless you.
  2. Guest: Naaman and Carla Taylor | Ft Myers, Fl
    Date: July 28, 2021
    We are so sorry for your loss. Bettie was always so nice to us. Sending hugs and prayers your way!
  3. Guest: Debbie Deckard | Bedford Indiana
    Date: July 28, 2021
    Thoughts and prayers to Bettie's family. She will be missed. She had the best blackberries and persimmons.
  4. Guest: Mick and Katrina Miller and family | Bedford, In
    Date: July 28, 2021
    With deepest sympathy and sending our prayers with love.
  5. Guest: Shane and Tina Stuckey | Huron, In
    Date: July 27, 2021
    She was always a bright light at church. She was so sweet to me. She will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family.
  6. Guest: Dennis & Teresa King | Mitchell
    Date: July 27, 2021
    Thoughts and Prayers. Bettie was always a caring lady. She always had a beautiful smile. She will be missed.
  7. Guest: Bruce & Eileen Edwards and Family | Tacoma, WA
    Date: July 27, 2021
    Dear family, we are all sad that Betty is gone from among us. It is also true that it a great day of victory that such a good person, by God’s Grave, has gone to her heavenly home. Let us pray for each other.
  8. Guest: Angela Shifflett | Mitchell
    Date: July 27, 2021
    Carrie i`m so sorry for the loss of your grandmother,I`LL BE KEEPING YOU ALL IN MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS.LOVE ANGIE
  9. Guest: Tonia Watson | Penscola, FL
    Date: July 27, 2021
    So sorry for your loss. From the Watson family we are sending prayers for your family.
  10. Guest: Buddy & Cathy Wilcoxen | Springfield, MO
    Date: July 27, 2021
    So very sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
  11. Guest: Sheryl Walton | Mitchell
    Date: July 27, 2021
    We will be praying for the family. Bettie was a good friend to many people and you always knew where you stood with her. She was an example to all with her Christian walk in life.