Beatrice E. Miller

Beatrice E. Miller

Beatrice E. Miller, 87, of Anna, died at 8:20 p.m. Tuesday, May 5, 2020, at Integrity Healthcare of Anna.

She was born on March 31, 1933, in Reynoldsville, the daughter of Daniel and Pearl Miller Schlenker.

Mrs. Miller had worked her earlier years at Florsheim Shoe Company.  After their closing, she worked for City Care, Mulberry Manor and Spanish Oaks.  She enjoyed horse riding and had a love for all animals. She attended Anna Heights Baptist Church in Anna.

She is survived by her sons, Joey (Nina) Sadler of Anna and Rory Sadler of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; grandchildren Jeffery Sadler, Jennifer (Zin) Biehl, Jonathan (Nicole) Sadler and Nathan Sadler; great-grandchildren Queshawn Flye, Jaylen Flye-Sadler, Quentalia Flye-Sadler, JaNavia Flye-Sadler, Sooki Lynn Sadler and Tara Jade Sadler; a sister, Mildred McDonald of Collinsville; and a sister-in-law, Mary Lou Schlenker of Anna. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Shirley Keller; and two brothers, Levi Schlenker and Wardell Schlenker.

Private graveside services were held Friday, May 8, at the Anna City Cemetery, with Pastor Carl Dillow officiating. Interment was in the Anna City Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to SES (Specialized Equine Services & Therapeutic Riding) and can be made online at or mailed to the funeral home at 135 W. Vienna St., Anna, Ill. 62906.

Crain Funeral Home in Anna-Jonesboro was in charge of arrangements.

To view the obituary or to leave an online condolence for the family, visit

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