Miller, Inez E. Wellman Mrs. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon

Inez E. Miller, 81, of Heppner, a Baker City native, died Dec. 7, 2004, at Hermiston Terrace Assisted Living Facility.

Her funeral was Monday at the United Methodist Church in Heppner. A concluding service and interment was at the Heppner Masonic Cemetery.

Mrs. Miller was born on Sept. 4, 1923, at Baker City to Homer and Lucy Hunt Wellman. She grew up and attended school at Baker City where she graduated from high school.

She attended and graduated from Eastern Oregon College (Eastern Oregon University) at La Grande. She began teaching at Riverside School in Pendleton.

She married Sgt. Richard T. Meador on May 16, 1945. He was stationed with the U.S. Air Corps at Walla Walla, Wash.

The couple lived at Heppner for most of their married lives. Mrs. Miller taught her first kindergarten class in 1949. She continued teaching other classes in the Morrow County School District until her retirement in 1976.
She especially enjoyed seeing students she had taught and was always proud of their accomplishments.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Meador, in 1975. In 1980, she married Robert A. Miller at Los Osos, Calif. They lived at Brookings where they operated a commercial fishing business. Mr. Miller died in 1999.

Survivors include her daughters, Leslee Meador of Heppner and Tami Sneddon of Mount Vernon, Wash.; grandchildren, Genny Sneddon, Jeff Sneddon and Amanda Sneddon; a brother, Stanley Wellman of Baker City; stepson, Robin Miller of Federal Way, Wash.; and stepmother, Effie Turner of Baker City.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Becky Sue Meador in 1959.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Sweeney Mortuary of Heppner is in charge of arrangements.

Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, December 17, 2004
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor

White, Judy Wallis. Baker County, Oregon Obituaries. Published by Copyright 1999-2013, all rights reserved.

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