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Bonnie Sue Miller

July 24, 1933 — February 22, 2024

Port Neches, Texas

Bonnie Sue Miller, 90, of Port Neches, Texas, passed away on February 22, 2024, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont.  

A celebration of  Bonnie’s life will be held at 10am on March 14 at The Temple, 4101 SH 73 Access Road, Port Arthur, Texas 77642. To honor her, the family asks that attendees dress in “Nana pink” or in Houston Astros attire.  

Born in Port Arthur, Texas, on July 24, 1933, Bonnie was the daughter of Richard Lesley “Les” Aycock, Jr. and Mary Katherine “Katie” Bottoms Aycock. She graduated from Lamar College, Port Arthur and worked as a secretary for many years, eventually retiring from Union Carbide Corporation. She was a long-time member of The Quilt Guild and The Temple Choir and Church Congregation. Bonnie was known for her passion for sewing and quilting, which brought joy to many through her beautifully crafted creations. Not only did Bonnie find solace in quilting, but she also found great joy in singing as part of the church choir and in playing the handbells. Bonnie was a faithful fan of her beloved Houston Astros and was counting down the days until opening day. She will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.  

She is preceded in death by her parents, Les and Katie Aycock; her husband, Farris James Miller; and her grandson, Andrew Y’Barbo.  

She is survived by her daughters, Kathleen Turner and husband, Robert of The Woodlands, Texas, Robin Heintschel and husband, Glenn of Shelbyville, Texas, and Sue Bodden and husband, Eddie of Groves, Texas; her son, Farris W. “Bubba” Miller and wife, Shirley of Mounds, Oklahoma; her grandchildren, Joshua and Jacob Y’Barbo, Hannah Alves and husband, Matthew, Sally Thompson and husband, Shane, Meagan Plimpton and husband, Jeran, D.J. Holman, James Heintschel and wife, Jennifer, Brittany Sumner and husband, Jessie, Kristy Bodden, and Jeremy Bodden and wife, Amy; as well as numerous great, and great-great grandchildren.  

Cremation will be held under the direction of Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Bonnie's honor to The Temple.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Bonnie Sue Miller, please visit our flower store.

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