Mary Lou Miller, 83, of Conroe, Texas, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 5, 2012. She was born on April 18, 1929 in Tower Hill, Illinois to William and Lillie Pauley.

Mary Lou graduated from Beecher City High School and married her husband Delbert Leroy Miller on September 16, 1950 in Mattoon, Illinois. She worked for State Farm Insurance in Bloomington, Illinois. She then worked as a Secretary, Bookkeeper and Office Manager for various car dealerships including Max Mahaffey Ford, Wiesner Buick and Gavin Toyota. She was a faithful member of Mims Baptist Church. Mary Lou Loved her family and was dedicated to God.

She is survived by her loving husband of 62yrs. Delbert Leroy Miller; son Dennis Miller of Edgerton, MO; daughter Karis Riley and husband Rodney of Effingham, Il, Tama Goble and Doug Sandel of Conroe, TX and Kala Kilgore and husband Kenny of Conroe, TX; grandchildren Dustin Miller and wife Danielle, Tosha Miller, Heath Riley, Erin (Riley) Mueller and husband John, Jason Franklin and Kelly Macaulay, Kris Goble, Larry D. Owens Jr. and wife Cindy, Eric Owens and fiancÚ Hannah Weemes, Jake Kilgore and wife Crystal, Rusty Kilgore and fiancÚ Tara Newlin and Lindsey Kilgore; great-grandchildren Mariah and Rhegan Riley, Max and Reece Mueller, Rhegan Maynard, Masen Owens, Katelynn Cody, Kaitlynn (Skeet) Kilgore and Allie Kilgore and McKenna Jeffress; sister Jean Lorton and husband John of Mentor, Ohio and numerous nieces, nephews, family members and friends.

Funeral services under the direction of Pastor Gene Kendrick were held Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 12:30 p.m. in the Cashner Colonial Chapel. Private interment was Wednesday December 12, 2102 in Beecher City Cemetery. Lockart-Green Funeral Home, Beecher City was in charge of local arrangements.In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to the American Diabetes Association at You are invited to view the personalized webpage at