Roselea Poling Miller was born February 21, 1914, near Elkins, WV. She was the youngest daughter of the late Ira C. Poling and Rosa Belle Stalnaker Poling. She is the last member of her immediate family.

On May 31, 1940, she was married to Espy Wallace Miller, who survives her.

Mrs. Miller was an honor graduate of Davis and Elkins College with further study at Washington University, St. Louis, Mo.; Ohio State University and Marshall University. She taught business, English and French in the Randolph County and Gilmer County Schools.

At Glenville High School, Mrs. Miller organized the first Future Teachers of America Chapter in Gilmer County Schools. for Gilmer County High School, she established the National Honor Society chapter which she sponsored until her retirement in 1973.

Mrs. Miller is a past president of the West Virginia Business Teachers and of Gilmer County Association of Retired School Employees, a life member of the National Education Association, and an active member of the Trinity United Methodist Church of Glenville as long as health permitted.

Preceding her in death were one brother, Raymond Poling; and five sisters, Jessie Taylor, Nora McCauley, Virgie Basil, Perle Weese and Georgia Semones. She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements for the memorial service are being provided by Ellyson Mortuary, Inc., Terry Ellyson, president.

To commemorate the life and career of Mrs. Roselea Poling Miller, a memorial service is announced for Sunday, December 16, 2001, at 2 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church in Glenville.

Mrs. Miller, who died Wednesday, November 28, following a long illness, is a former English and French teacher at Gilmer High School in Glenville.

One of the events scheduled for the memorial service will be special choir music with Trinity Choir singing a musical arrangement of John Donne's oft-quoted, "No Man is an Island."

Over the years, Mrs. Miller received laudatory letters from her former students. To let the students speak, Mrs. Carol Ellison Ford, herself a former student, will read letters which express gratitude for the positive influence that Mrs. Miller played in shaping their lives and careers.

The Rev. Michael Ford, pastor at Trinity Church, will reside at the service. Following the memorial service, a reception is being held in the fellowship hall.