Ruth Melissa Miller, 87, of Kansas City, MO passed away December 24, 2008 at Carmel Hills Living Center.

Mrs. Miller was born on Jul. 6, 1921 to Milo and Margaret (Crawford) Hindman in Houston, PA. Mrs. Miller had retired from Packer Plastics in Lawrence, KS as a Quality Controller. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who enjoy crocheting and spending time with her family. She is survived by her husband, Curt Miller of Kansas City, MO; a daughter Janet Lazenby of Kansas City, MO; five grandchildren, Mike, Mark, Michelle, Melissa and CJ. A sister, Martha Holt of Canonsburg, PA, a sister-in-law, Dellamae Clark of Pittsburgh, PA, a brother-in-law and sister-in-law Cecil and Renee Miller of Parma Heights, OH and by several nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Service will be 2 pm Tuesday, December 30, at the Carson- Speaks Chapel, 1501 W. Lexington Ave. Indep. MO. Contributions are suggested to Crossroads Hospice. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.speakschapel.com. Arrangements, Carson- Speaks Chapel, 252-7900.