Peterson Funeral Chapel
Jimmy Ray Miller went to the arms of Jesus on December 21st, 2022. He was born in Springfield, MO to Bill Miller and Esther (Willsie) Stocker on November 2, 1943.
Penelope “Penny” Sue (Genung) Miller went into the arms of Jesus on December 17th, 2022. She was born February 1, 1945 in Springfield, MO, to Orion Taylor II & Martha (Brummitt) Genung.
They are survived by four daughters: Eden (David) Ward of Carl Junction, Kim Adams, Missy (Scott) Welch & Amy Teague all of Aurora. Eight grandchildren: Jeff (Tina) Adams of Republic, Shannon (Nathan) Jones of Carl Junction, Spencer (Nikki) Welch of Aurora, Joel (Lacy) Ward of Fayetteville, AR, Jake (Brittany) Teague of Ozark, Kimberly (Zak) Tomasi of Miami, OK, Sawyer (Taylor) Welch of Sunrise, FL, and Sage Welch (Kymaran Darnall) of Aurora. Nine great grandchildren Rachel, Nate, Zeek & Naomi Jones of Carl Junction, Wil & Ellyauna Adams of Republic, Blake Malcolm of Ozark and Parker & Bennett Welch of Aurora. Siblings Wes Genung and Jamie (Annette) Genung and Martha (Lyle) Spradling all of Springfield. Linda Miller of Moundville, MO, Debra “Lou” Gilbert and Alice “Tetsie” Walton of Springfield, MO. Several nieces, nephews and cousins also.
They were preceded in death by their parents, brothers Orion Taylor (Terry) Genung III & David Miller and brother n law Ed Walton, very special cousin Pat Anderson and son-n-law Mark Teague.
They loved driving around looking at the lake at Rockaway and going and listening to Christian bluegrass music. They loved big family time (every day if possible) ALWAYS bragging on their grandkids and great grandkids. (they were pretty much scooter around unofficial greeters at Walmart)
There is one thing they want everyone to know “Jesus Loves you”
We will have a celebration of life Thursday, December 29 at 6 pm at First Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Baptist Hill Church Camp or Salvation Army of Springfield through Peterson Funeral Home.