Nancy Miller, born Nancy Cecilia Miller affectionately known as “Nana” by the family members and friends. She was born on November 28, 1967, in Manila, Philippines to Archie Miller and Saturnina Calle-Miller. In 1970, while still serving in the United States Navy Archie received orders to report to the naval base in San Diego, Ca. He packed-up his family and moved his wife Saturnina and their 3-year old daughter Nancy to San Diego. Subsequently, after finishing his tour of duty, they then moved to Kansas City, Missouri. Nancy was educated in the public schools of Kansas City, Missouri, attending Central Junior and Central Senior High School where she graduated with the class of 1986. While at Central Senior, she played basketball, volleyball and ran track. In addition to that, as a young teenager Nana enjoyed spending most of her time hanging-out with her cousins Caprice, Hope, Shonda, John, Jermaine and Milanez to name a few. She also spent quality time with a couple of her very special friends, Vera Sullivan and Shirley Puckett. After graduating high school, Nancy was employed by Durham Bus company as a School Bus Driver. Nancy enjoyed driving and interacting with her student passengers. She made sure that each student was safe while riding on her bus. It was important to Nancy to know and learn the names of each student and because of this, they respected her. Finally, Nancy was then employed by Children’s Mercy Hospital where she worked as a Security Guard and she drove the hospital’s shuttle bus until her health began to decline. Nancy departed this life on Sunday, December 15, 2019 in Kansas City, Missouri. She was preceded in death by her mother Saturnina CALLE; brother Arthur Miller, Maternal grandparents Leonice and Marcela Calle of Manila, Philippines; paternal grandparents William Bert Sr. and Katherine Miller of Kansas City, Missouri. Nancy Cecilia Miller leaves to mourn and will forever cherish her memory, father Archie Miller (Mary) of KCMO; two step-mother’s Georgia Miller and Diane Miller both of KCMO; four sisters Diana Black, Valerie Umardeen, Gwendolyn Brand (Arthur), Desirae Miller all of KCM; Two brothers Larnell Thompson of Mount Bayou, Ms., and Ronald White Jr., of KCMO; three Goddaughters, Alicia Sullivan of KCMO, Aneesa Sullivan of Columbia, M0., Alexia Sullivan of Washington, D.C MO. grand daughter Helen Sullivan of Washington D.C. and one daughter Alexia Sullivan of Washington D.C. and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and other relatives and friends. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 28, 2019 2019 at Lawrence A. Jones and Sons Funeral Chapel 1800 East Linwood Blvd. KCMO. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Interment Longview Cemetery.
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