Stella Marie Miller, daughter of the late Elmer Rains and Lynnie Blankenship Rains, was born on November 28, 1918, in Deering, and died at Three Rivers Healthcare North Campus in Poplar Bluff on Monday, July 7, 2003, at the age of 84. Mrs. Miller had worked as a housekeeper at the hospital in West Plains for several years and had attended the Bernie Christian Church. She was united in marriage to Charles Afton Miller in 1936. He preceded his wife in death in 1979. Mrs. Miller is survived by one step-son, Carnell Miller of Blytheville, Ark.; two sisters, Elizabeth Batey of Bernie and Mary Davidson of Flint, Mich.; and by several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one sister, Agnes Hasket. Visitation will be held Wednesday, July 9, 2003, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie from 5 to 8 p.m.. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m., Thursday, July 10, 2003, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie, with the Rev. Ron Williams officiating. Interment will follow in the Bernie Cemetery.