Barbara Madge Miller, age 86, of Chestnutridge, passed away Thursday, February 20, 2020, in Nixa Nursing and Rehab. She was born February 27, 1933 in the Green Mound community, the daughter of Henry Newt James and Florence (Nelson) James. In 1950 Madge was a member of the last graduating class from Highlandville High School. On May 31, 1951 she and Dale Miller were united in marriage.
Madge worked for Gray's Vineyard during the growing and harvesting seasons in her younger days. She loved her family and cared for all animals sent her way. When others were in need, Madge was there to help whenever she could. She attended Chestnutridge Baptist Church.
Madge's family would like to express thanks for the loving care given to their mother at Nixa Nursing and Rehab. Madge felt so well taken care of.
Survivors include: Her children, Phyllis Joanne Miller of Nixa, and Dale Jean Miller and wife Lisa of Chestnutridge.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Dale in 2014, three sisters, and two brothers.
Visitation will be from 3:00 - 4:00 PM Monday, February 24, in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark. Funeral services will follow at 4:00 PM Monday, February 24, in Adams Funeral Home, with her son officiating. A private burial will be in Highlandville Cemetery.