Nancy C. Miller

Nancy C. Miller, age 72 of Pittsburg, Kan., formerly of Philip, S.D., died Saturday evening, October 23, 2010, at the Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg, Kan.

Nancy C. Pruitt was born March 4, 1938 in Lincoln County, Okla., the daughter of Asa and Nora Ella (Wilson) Pruitt. She grew up in Riverdale, Kan., where she attended Riverdale Grade School and graduated from Wellington High School. As a young lady, Nancy received her registered nursing degree from William Newton Memorial Hospital in Winfield, Kan. She worked as a registered nurse in Kansas and South Dakota.

Nancy was united in marriage to Francis E. "Ed" Miller on April 25, 1991, at Galena, Kan. They made their home in Pittsburg, Kan.

Grateful for having shared her life are her husband, Ed Miller of Pittsburg, Kan.; two sons, Mike Brooks of Philip, and David Brooks of Rapid City; a step-son, Randy Miller of Pittsburg; a step-daughter, Sheila Miller Major of Weir, Kan.; two grandsons, Tyson Brooks and his wife, Hillary and Addison Brooks; a great-granddaughter, Taylor Brooks; a step-grandchild; two step great-grandchildren; four brothers, Jerry (Edith) Pruitt of Tacoma, Wash., James Pruitt of Ft. Worth, Texas, Donald (Pat) Pruitt of St. Peter, Miss., Dwight Pruitt of Augusta, Kan.; a sister, LaVonne Pruitt of Riverdale, Kan., and a host of other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by a son, Steve Brooks, and her parents.

Visitation will be held 4-6 p.m. on Wednesday, October 27, at the Rush Funeral Home in Philip.

Graveside services will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday, October 28, at the Masonic Cemetery in Philip, with Pastor Frezil Westerlund officiating.

Arrangements are with the Rush Funeral Home of Philip.

An online guestbook is available at www.rushfuneralhome.com