Funeral services for Doris Jean Miller will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, at Mary Niblack Road Baptist Church, conducted by Rev. Derek Crawford. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery with the assistance of Tyler Bettes, Tony Keith, Robert Smith, T. J., Micah, Caleb and Nathan Tolbert serving as pallbearers.
A time of visitation and support for family and friends will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday at Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home.
Daughter of the late Robert Teasley “T-Bone” Smith and Martha Myrtle (Brown) Smith, Doris was born Aug. 10, 1939, at Gene Autry. Growing up, Doris attended school at Springdale and later Dickson, graduating from Dickson High School at the age of 15, with the class of 1955. At Southeastern State University she received a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and her master’s degree in administration in education. Doris was an elementary school teacher at Springdale School for 31 years.
A member of the Mary Niblack Road Baptist Church, she served as the educational director, Doris taught Sunday school there for 63 years. She began teaching Sunday School at 13 years of age. She was also the first woman to graduate from the First Orthodox Baptist Bible Institute in Ardmore.
Doris and James Miller were married Feb. 23, 1962, at Ardmore. The parents of two children, Lisa and Greg, they celebrated their 57th wedding anniversary earlier this year.  
During her leisure time, Doris enjoyed reading, arts and crafts, working crossword puzzles, sewing and making quilts and studying her Bible.
Doris passed away Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, in an Oklahoma City hospital, following a time of failing health.
In addition to her parents, Doris was preceded in death by three brothers, Royce, Lloyd and Curtis Smith and three sisters, Melva Smith, Nadine Mooney and Bernice Whaley.
Those surviving who will forever cherish precious memories include her husband, James Miller; her daughter, Lisa Tolbert and husband, Terry; her son, Greg Miller and wife, Sussan, all of Ardmore; five grandsons, T.J. Tolbert and wife, Liz, Micah, Caleb and Nathan Tolbert and Tyler Bettes.
Memorials may be made to Hope Pregnancy Center, 921 N Washington, Ardmore or the Building Fund of Mary Niblack Road Baptist Church.
Services have been entrusted to Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home, where words of comfort may be sent to the family at www.hdouglasfuneralhome.com.