Lorraine Adele Stone Miller, 91, of Helena-West Helena, passed away peacefully in her home on Monday, August 24, 2015.

Lorraine Adele Stone Miller, 91, of Helena-West Helena, passed away peacefully in her home on Monday, August 24, 2015. 

Lorraine, fondly known as “Rainy” was born May 12, 1924 in Sussex, Waukesha County, Wisconsin.  She was the youngest of seven children born to Grace and William Stone. 

Her brother, Homer, and sisters Merle, Betty, Ruby, Retta, and Beulah all preceded Lorraine in death.  She graduated from Waukesha County High School.

Lorraine married Dois W. “Buzz” Miller of Helena on June 9, 1945.  He died August 25, 1962. 

Lorraine leaves their two children, Marilyn (Lynn) Miller Ross and her husband, Bob of Maumelle, and Ronnie M. Miller of Pine Bluff; two grandchildren, John M. Ross of California and Lori E. Ross of Maumelle, and her great-grandson, Alex M. Ross, of Maumelle.

Lorraine will be missed by her beloved nieces and nephews who fondly called her, “Rainy-Mom.”  She leaves dear friends in her neighborhood and in the community who have blessed her life.

Lorraine, a citizen of Helena-West Helena for 65 years, worked for the Phillips County Regional Library for 38 years, retiring at the age of 84.  A lifelong learner, Lorraine loved reading, research, gardening, and serving others.

There will be a celebration of Lorraine’s life at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home on Saturday, August 29 at 2 p.m. A private burial will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Lorraine can be made to the Phillips County Regional Library, 720 Porter Street, Helena, AR 72342, or to the Humane Society of the Delta, P.O. Box 3218, West Helena, AR 72390; http://www.humanesocietyofthedelta.org/.

Roller-Citizens Funeral Home, Helena-West Helena, will direct the service.  Relatives and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/westhelena.