Viewing for Ms. Miller is scheduled for Friday March 2, 2012, 1:00-7:00 pm at Dyer Chapel.
On December 5, 1958 a baby girl was born to Sam and Roxie Sutton; they named her Marilyn Jean. Marilyn was the oldest of seven children. She was affectionately called Tiny” by her family and friends. Marilyn received her education in Tulsa Public Schools. (Dunbar, Bell and Booker T. Washington). She graduated in 1977; her classmates gave her the name SUT TAN. She accepted Christ at a young age, and attended
Timothy Baptist Church.
Shortly after graduation Marilyn moved to Seattle Washing. She worked as a Private Investigator in the Seattle Criminal Justice System. Marilyn met and married Jimmy Miller a Military man. His duties moved them to Germany foir three years. Then they returned to Seattle
WA where she remained until she returned home,she also returned to her first loved. She worked at David L. Moss as a kitchen Supervisor. She remained there until she became ill.
On Thursday, February 23, 2012, she answered the Masters call to come home, to where there is no more sickness and no more pain. Marilyn was preceded in death by her late husband Jimmy Miller, her father Sam Sutton and her grandparents, Joe and Mrytle Childs.
She leaves to cherish her memories, her mother,
Sutton; Aunts Earleen Peel and Erma Jean
Taylor, all of Tulsa, OK; two daughters, Shontaye Abegaz (Eyassu) of Botswana, Africa and DeShartris Miller of Seattle, WA; three sisters, Dorothy Jones (Gregory), Patricia Griffin (Gregory both of Tulsa, OK, and Detra Watkins, of Seattle
WA; three brothers Darryl
Sutton, Timothy Sutton and Domicco Sutton all of Tulsa, OK; a very special companion Tony Smith; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
Services for Ms. Miller are scheduled for Saturday March 3, 2012 at 11:00 am at Timothy Baptist Church
821 E. 46th Street North- Tulsa, Ok.
Rev. Melvin Cooper, Eulogist
Rev. Scott Gordon, officiating.
Interment Green Acres Memorial Gardens