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Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Bernice Esther Miller Tuggle, age 92, resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Monday, Sept. 7, at the Guest Home Estates in Fort Scott.

She was born Dec. 15, 1916, in Hiattville, Kan., the daughter of Fredrick Neth and Delia Crays Neth.

Bernice graduated from the Fort Scott High School in 1935.

She married Ivan Miller on Aug. 25, 1935. He preceded her in death Feb. 7, 1982.

She later married Carl Tuggle on Feb. 18, 1986. He preceded her in death on April 5, 2009.

Bernice was a member of the First Baptist Church.

She enjoyed crocheting and knitting.

Survivors include two daughters, Mary Ann Miller Michael and husband, Ernest, Redfield, Kan.; and Froncie Miller Wood, and husband, Gary, Moran, Kan.

Also surviving is a daughter-in-law, Leona Miller, Fort Scott; two sisters, Mildred Daly and Della Mae Conner, both of Fort Scott; six grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husbands, she was preceded in death by a son, Bobby Miller.

Pastor Tim Davish will conduct funeral services at 11 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 10, 2009, at the Cheney Witt Chapel.

Burial will follow in the Centerville Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until service time on Thursday at the chapel.

Memorials are suggested to the First Baptist Church and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Fort Scott, Kan., 66701.

Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at www.cheneywitt.com.