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Betty F. Miller

Betty Sue Fortenberry Miller, age 84 and a resident of Mt. Hermon, died at 11:50 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, at Heritage Healthcare Center in Hammond. She was a longtime member of Bogue Chitto Baptist Church and a former first-grade teacher at Mt. Hermon School for more than 30 years. Mrs. Betty enjoyed playing the piano and crocheting.

She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, DeShea Miller and Elizabeth Riggs Miller of Hammond; two grandchildren, Matthew Devon Miller and Emma Elizabeth Miller; a sister-in-law, Gloria Fortenberry of St. Louis, Mo.; and numerous nieces, nephews and other family members.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Devon Miller; her parents, Fred Fortenberry and Bessie Lee Burch Fortenberry; a brother, Robert E. Fortenberry; and a brother and sister-in-law, Harold and Helen Fortenberry.

Visitation will be at Crain Funeral Home on Wednesday, Sept. 10, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Visitation will continue Thursday at Bogue Chitto Baptist Church from 9 a.m. until her funeral service at 11 a.m., with Dr. Joe Baugh and the Rev. Russell Kirkland officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Obituaries can be viewed online at www.crainfh.com.