1921 - 2014

A graveside funeral service will be held in the West Side District Cemetery on Thursday, June 5, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. for Blanche Kathrine Miller, 92.  Rev. Tom White, pastor of Cuyama Assembly of God, will officiate.  Mrs. Miller was born on August 18, 1921 in Sapulpa, Oklahoma and passed away at her home in Taft on May 31, 2014.  She and her husband moved to Taft in the late 1960s following the oil business.  She worked at Topper’s Motel for 10 years.  Blanche loved  to cook for her family.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Miller; parents, Eula and George Grant; brothers, Waif and John; and her sister, Gladys.  Blanche is survived by her daughter, Jo Carol Ong; granddaughters, Donna, Karen, Janell and Grace; grandson, David; 17 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.  Visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 5, 2014, from 3:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Erickson & Brown Funeral Home.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Optimal Hospice Care.  To sign an online registry or express online condolences please visit www.EricksonAndBrown.com.