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Helen Miller

October 27, 1927 - August 24, 2017

In Loving Memory of Helen Louise Miller

Life Story…….


Mrs. Helen Miller, the daughter of Weir Edward and Helen Beatrice Grissom was born October 27, 1927 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  She was the first of 5 children. Her brother Robert Grissom Jr. (Lenora), and sisters Elinor Bellinger (William), Katherine Eubanks (Johnnie) as well as her parents, her husband Joy Emory Miller, all preceded her in death.

Helen was educated in the Indianapolis Public School System, culminating in graduation from Crispus Attucks High School in 1945.  She completed beauty school at the Madame C.J Walker Beauty s

School and pursued a short career in beauty culture.  She was employed by the State of Indiana Department of Revenue until her retirement.


Helen loved to travel, socialize, and entertain.  She was a good cook and loved having people over to enjoy her food.  She will always be remembered for her kindness, compassion, and giving spirit.  She was a dedicated member of Mount Zion Baptist for many years.  She sang in the choir and participated in lots of other church activities.


She departed this life on August 24, 2017. Cherishing her memory are daughter, Lauren Shanklin, sons: George Shanklin (Sheriee), and Charles Miller.  Grandchildren:  Nicolette Stewart Lanier (Hugh), Jamal Stewart (Lauren), Charles Miller Jr., Devin and Paige Miller, Eurey  Shanklin, Sherron Rogers ,Ronald Moore and 6 great grandchildren.

Helen Miller

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