Maryann McMillian, the daughter of Bill and Mary Carman Provance, was born on July 14, 1931, in Clarkton and died Saturday, March 22, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau at the age of 71. She first worked as a medical secretary for Anderson Air Activities and later worked as a bookkeeper for Malden Implement for 35 years. She was a charter member of the Malden Business and Professional Women's Club and a member of the First General Baptist Church located in Malden. On April 8, 1950, she was united in marriage to Bill McMillian at Piggott, Ark. Survivors include her husband, Bill McMillian of Malden; one daughter, Barbara Matlock of Festus; one son, Scott McMillian of Malden; three grandchildren; and three brothers, Sonny Provance of Malden, Charles Provance of Clarkton, and Tom Provance of Campbell. Visitation was held from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, March 23, 2003, at Landess Funeral Chapel in Malden. Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, March 24, 2003, at First General Baptist Church in Malden with Rev. Scott Keller officiating. Interment followed in Rosewood First Addition Cemetery in Malden.