Official Obituary of

Thella Marie (Hartwick) Miller

May 24, 1932 ~ February 20, 2024 (age 91) 91 Years Old

Thella Miller Obituary

Thella Marie Miller, age 91, passed away Tuesday, February 20, 2024. She was born May 24, 1932 in Tyler, Arkansas to Clifton and Rosa Staggs Hartwick. She was of the Baptist faith and was baptized in the Wilburn Creek by the Reverend Loyd Hazelwood and Reverend Ivan Johnson. 

She enjoyed quilting and gardening. She took care of her parents until they passed away. Thella worked at Skill Corporation before taking her retirement in 2010. She was always concerned about her children more than her own needs. 

Thella was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Dene Miller; one sister, Ella Adams; three brothers, Blaine Hartwick, Thurman Hartwick, and Paul Hartwick; and son-in-law, Johnny Ray King. 

She is survived by two sons, Ronnie Miller (Vickie), and James Miller; daughter, Carol King; two granddaughters, Shauna Ferguson and Kelly Wade; seven great-grandchildren, Lane Johnson, Audrey Johnson, Gracie Johnson, Jack Johnson, Karsyn Wade, Kash Leigh Wade, and Kruze Wade; and her nieces and nephews. She will be missed by everyone who knew and loved her. 

Visitation is 10:00 AM, Friday, February 23, 2024 at Heber Springs Funeral Home followed by the Funeral Service at 11:00 AM with Bro. Samuel Wildmon officiating. The interment is at Miller Cemetery in Drasco, Arkansas following the service. 

Pallbearers are Brandon Bonner, Edward Sartain, Larry Hitchcock, Don Gauvey, James Southerland, and Dale Southerland.


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February 23, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Heber Springs Funeral Home
1199 Wilburn Road ~ P.O. Box 778
Heber Springs, AR 72543

Funeral Service
February 23, 2024

11:00 AM
Heber Springs Funeral Home
1199 Wilburn Road ~ P.O. Box 778
Heber Springs, AR 72543

Interment following funeral service
February 23, 2024

Miller Cemetery
Miller Cemetery Rd.
Drasco, AR 72131


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