Born at Knox City, Missouri, on September 15, 1921, Diamond Doris was the daughter of Howard Otho and Eva Ellen Goodwin Walter.
Diamond Doris Walter united in marriage with Roy Eno Miller on June 2, 1940, in Kirksville, Missouri, and he preceded her in death on December 31, 2010. Doris was also preceded in death by her parents, one son Daniel Ray (Danny) Miller, four sisters, Ethel Pinson, Edna Lumley, Georgia Pulse, Violet Oesterle and two brothers, Raymond Walter and Ellis Walter, sister-in-law Leona Miller and several other brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.
Surviving are three sons, Donald Roy Miller and wife, Marilyn, of Knox City, Missouri, Michael Lynn Miller of Knox City, Missouri, and Mark Kevin Miller and friend, Amy Bunker of Knoxville, Iowa; ten grandchildren, Kevin (Lori) Miller, Terry Miller, Kelly (Rachel) Miller, Amanda (Don) Borgmeyer, Jimmy (Sarah) Miller, Sherry (Curtiss) Baker, Candi (Dana) Harder, Michelle Miller, Melinda (Chandler) Nunnikhoven, Melanie Miller, two step grandchildren, Jennifer (Kim) Hall and Brent Franke; twenty great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; three sisters, Beulah Turpin and husband, Russell, of Edina, Missouri, Bonnie Mauck of LaBelle, Missouri, and Millie Hamlin of Edina, Missouri; a sister-in-law, Clara Baker; a niece, Kathy Arhangelos; and a nephew, Kenny Miller, all of Michigan; and several other nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Doris received her education at the Vice Rural School, northeast of Edina, Missouri. She and her husband lived in rural Knox City, Missouri, where they were engaged in farming and raising livestock. Doris enjoyed gardening, cooking playing the organ and spending time with her family. She was a member of the Knox City Baptist Church.
Visitation will be held after 4 p.m. Saturday, October 3, 2015, with family receiving friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home in Edina, MO.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Sunday, October 4, 2015, in the Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home in Edina, Missouri with Reverend Doug Wilson officiating services. Burial will be in the Colony Cemetery.
Musical selections will be Sweet Bye and Bye, Great Speckled Bird, Suppertime, and Bring It On Home.
Casket bearers will be John Dennis Mauck, Randy Mauck, Richard Mauck, Darrell Hamlin, Mike Hamlin, Larry Lumley and Jody Mauck. Honorary bearers will be Jimmy Miller, Kevin Miller, Kelly Miller, Terry Miller, Dana Harder, Curtis Baker, Brent Franke, Don Borgmeyer and Chandler Nunnikhoven.
Memorials may be made to Knox County 4-H. Memorials may be left at or mailed to Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1, Edina, MO, 63537.