Judy's Story

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Judy Ann (Wagner) Miller, age 64, of Joplin, Mo., passed away on Friday May 19, 2017, at Freeman Hospital, following a sudden illness.
She was born on September 15, 1952, in Neosho, Mo., the daughter of the late Emmitt Thomas and Helen Florence (Jaster) Wagner. She grew up on a farm in Wheaton, Mo.
She married Rex Land in 1970 they had two sons, Thomas and Steven Land.
She and the boys moved to Joplin in 1978, where she worked for Art Hammonds Insurance Agency.
She married Roger Miller and together they started Miller Trucking. Roger passed away in 2001.
She then became secretary/treasurer for of the Jasper County Medical Society and the Southwest Dental Society. She ended her career with BRB Trucking.
She leaves behind her husband, Stephen Tanner Bowman, Joplin; two sons, Thomas Land and wife, Janice, Joplin, and Steven Land, Joplin; one sister, Nadine Lehr and husband, Jerry, Republic, Mo.; and two grandchildren, Brayden and Garrett. She was preceded in death by her parents, Emmitt and Helen Wagner; her husband, Roger Miller; and a sister, Katherine Witt. We love you mom.
A Memorial Service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Mason-Woodard Chapel. The family will receive friends immediately following the service.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Mason-Woodard Mortuary & Crematory.
Published on May 22, 2017
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