WILSON — Funeral services for Mrs. Amanda Renee (Croan) Miller, 49, of Ardmore, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, March 2, 2018, at the Wilson Assembly of God Church with the Rev. Leo Potts officiating. Interment will follow at the Dixie Cemetery north of Ringling. Services are under the care and direction of Alexander Funeral Home of Wilson.
Renee was born on Oct. 4, 1968, at Wynnewood to the late Mr. Jerry Dugan Croan and Mrs. Tressie May (Barnes) Croan. She departed this life on Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, at her home in Ardmore.
Renee was raised at Wilson, graduating high school here in 1986. She married Dale Thompson Jr., and to this union they were blessed with three children, Amanda, Candis and Clay. Candis preceded her in death on Aug. 2, 1989. Later in life, she married James Miller on Dec. 30, 1993, at the Lake Murray Chapel. To this union they were blessed with a daughter, Ashley.
Renee was a dedicated employee for several businesses of the area. She was employed at the Healdton Sonic for many years, where she enjoyed being involved in the Healdton Chamber of Commerce and all the city activities. Renee was currently employed with the Chickasaw Nation as the quality assurance manager of Bedre’ Chocolate in Davis.
Renee always enjoyed volunteering and was very family oriented. She adored all of her family, especially her grandchildren. She loved doing needle work and crocheting and was a member of the Faith Heritage Pentecostal Church of Lone Grove.
She was also preceded in death by her parents, Dugan Croan and Eddie and Tressie Shaw; parents-in-law, Arlis and Mildred Miller; sister-in-law, Nancy Steudeman; and nephews, Alan Shaw and Chasen Tucker.
Survivors include her loving husband, James Miller, of the home; daughter, Amanda Scott and husband, Kenneth, of Ringling; son, Clay Thompson and wife, Kimberly, of Ringling; daughter, Ashley Bowden and husband, Paxton, of Ardmore; sisters, Glenna Bray and Larry Smith of Dickson, Brenda Higgins of Wilson, Linda Melton and husband, John, of Fox and Pam Hays and husband, Mark, of Healdton; brothers, Billy Shaw of Wilson, David Shaw and wife, Kelly, of Joaquin, Texas and George Shaw and wife, Bridgett, of Davis; nine grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and other family.
Casket bearers are Charles Horton, David Wells, David Cox, Johnny Turner, David Jackson and Steve Bellows.
Honorary bearers are Kenneth Scott, Jerry Walker, Kenny Walker, Rodney Gaither, Randy Gaither, Manuel Zabala and Jose Zabala.
A very special thank you to Cross Timbers Hospice for their kind-felt care and support.
Family visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Alexander Funeral Home of Wilson.
Condolences may be sent online at www.alexanderfuneralhome.org.