Carolyn L. ‘Carol’ Miller

Carolyn L. “Carol” Miller, 64, Altoona, died Monday at her residence after an extended illness.

She was born in Woodbury Township, daughter of the late Fred and Mary (Gardner) Hughes. She married Walter R. Miller Sr. on Oct. 8, 1962, in Altoona.

Surviving are her husband; three children: Walter R. Jr. (Becky), Lisa Barr and fiance, Shawn Orr, and Susanne Orr (Christopher), all of Altoona; six grandchildren: Ryan, Bryant, Kaylee and Zack Miller, Alyza Orr and Victor Haas; eight siblings: Ronald Hughes (Jayne), Skip Hughes (Bonnie), Richard Hughes, Lillian Rutherford, Darlene Fetter, Nancy Fetter (Ed), Susan Knotts (Jeff) and Linda Hughes, who resided with Carolyn, all of Altoona; and two best friends: Kathy Sweitzer and Edith “Gram” Wineland.

She was preceded in death by three brothers: James, Fred and Bill Hughes; and two sisters: Marjorie Dempsie and Bertha Shultz.

Carol was a member of Altoona Restoration Church of God. She enjoyed cooking, baking and spoiling her grandchildren.

Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at The Stevens Mortuary Inc., 1421 Eighth Ave., Altoona. A funeral service will be held at noon Thursday, March 7, 2013, at Stevens Memorial Chapel by Pastor Kim Swindell. Interment will be at Oak Ridge Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family.