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Alta Faye Miller

Alta Faye Miller

Female 1942 - 2013  (71 years)

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  • Name Alta Faye Miller 
    Born 5 Jan 1942  Milo, Carter County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date/location of birth are from obituary and confirmed by the Social Security Death Index [1]
    Gender Female 
    Social Security Data Indexed as Faye Miller; born 5 Jan 1942; died 25 Nov 2013; Issued Oklahoma (1957-1958) 
    Died 27 Nov 2013  Waurika, Jefferson County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date/location of death are from obituaries. (NOTE: the Social Security Death Index indicates that she died 25 Nov 2013):

      OBITUARY:
      Alta Faye Porterfield was born January 5, 1942 in Milo, Oklahoma to W. C. "Monk" and Ruby Louise Blankenship Miller. She passed from this life Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at her home in Waurika. She and Jack Harvey Porterfield were married in Jefferson County on June 25, 1960. He preceded her in death in 1991. She worked as service manager for Gerken - Richardson Auto Center, for Haggar Slacks, Inc. and as a dispatcher for the City of Waurika police department. She was also one of the first members of the volunteer ambulance department in Waurika. She was very proud of being a truck driver cross country for different companies throughout the years. Later in life she drove her own truck on hot shot trips around the United States. She owned and operated her own business Alta's Bag O'Burgers. She was a member of the Jane's organization along side her husband as member of the Jaycee's. She coached softball in Waurika and treated all the kids as her own. She brought many kids into her home and enjoyed taking them to events and activities. She is survived by her children - Shorty Porterfield of Ardmore, Hotshot Porterfield and wife Sandy of Pauline, South Carolina, Annette Chupp of Waurika and Melinda Swift and husband Marland, Ricky Porterfield and wife Barbra of Waurika and Jim Porterfield and wife Lorie of Waurika; siblings - Butch Miller and wife Donna of Tuttle, Oklahoma, Ronald Miller of Ardmore, Oklahoma, and Jerry Miller and wife Sonya of Davis, Oklahoma, ten grandchildren and six great grandchildren, and numerous other family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and son-in-law, Brian Chupp. Funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. Monday, December 2, 2013 at the First Baptist Church in Waurika with Rev. Jeff McLemore officiating. Burial will be in the Waurika Cemetery under the direction of Dudley Funeral Home in Waurika. Visitation will be 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.l Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

      Published 30 Nov 2013 in the Times Record News, Wichita Falls, Texas
      ALTA FAYE PORTERFIELD
      Alta Faye Porterfield, 71, died Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013 at her home in Waurika, Okla. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday, at the First Baptist Church in Waurika with REv. Jeff McLemore officiating. Burial will be in the Waurika Cemetery under the direction of Dudley Funeral Home in Waurika. Survivors include, four sons: Shorty Porterfield of Ardmore, Hotshot Porterfield of Pauline S. Carolina, Ricky and Jim Porterfield of Waurika; two daughters Annette Chupp of Waurika, and Melinda Swift; three brothers: Butch Miller of Tuttle, Okla., Ronald Miller of Ardmore, Okla., and Jerry Miller of Davis, Okla; ten grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation will be 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. [2]
    Buried 2 Dec 2013  Waurika, Jefferson County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Waurika Cemetery
    Alta Faye Miller Porterfield
    Alta Faye Miller Porterfield
    Headstone - No photo available at this time
    Person ID I1241  Curbow Montoya Family
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2014 

    Father William Columbus Miller,   b. 26 Nov 1916, Glenn, Carter County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1989, Milo, Carter County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Ruby Louise Blankenship,   b. 16 May 1922, Paris, Lamar County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 2008, Lone Grove, Carter County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Family ID F25  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jack Harvey Porterfield,   b. 22 Jan 1939, Ringling, Jefferson County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1991, Wichita Falls, Wichita County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 25 Jun 1960  Jefferson County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date/location of marriage are from Alta's obituary.
    Children 
     1. W.H. Porterfield
     2. J.D. Porterfield
    +3. A.L. Porterfield
     4. M. Porterfield
     5. R. Porterfield
     6. J.A. Porterfield
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2014 12:48:51 
    Family ID F132  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Jan 1942 - Milo, Carter County, Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Jun 1960 - Jefferson County, Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Alta Faye Miller Porterfield
    Alta Faye Miller Porterfield
    From the collection of Tom Hedges and David Miller; this was her senior picture - she was 18 years old.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2624729542] Social Security Death Index, (Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration.Original data: Social Security Administration. Social Security), Source Citation: ; Issue State: Oklahoma; Issue Date: 1957-1958.

    2. [S2643429799] United States Obituary Collection, (Original data - See newspaper information provided with each entry.).
      Alta Porterfield, age 71 born 5 Jan 1942; died 27 Nov 2013; Obituary published 8 Jan 2014 in Oklahoma