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Rita C. Miler

Word has been received of the death of Rita C. Miler, 82, Lawton. 

Mrs. Miller passed away on Sunday, April 8, 2018 in Lawton.

No services are planned at this time. 

Arrangements are under the direction of Lawton Ritter Gray Funeral Home. 

Rita was born July 29, 1935, in New Martinsville, W.Va., to Walter Henthorn and Thelma McGinnis Ault. She lived in West Virginia until she was 9 years old when they moved to California where she graduated from high school. She worked for a while as a lab tech and later in retail. She married Nelson Miller in Las Vegas and they lived in Kanas, Oklahoma and Iowa. Mr. Miller passed away in 2004 and Mrs. Miller returned to Lawton. She attended First Baptist West.

She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law: Sheryl and Randy Heidler and Diana and Mike Ashbrook; her daughter-in-law, Vikki Noblitt; a special friend who was like a daughter, Lori Gee; grandchildren: Keith Oetken, Michael and wife Tiffany Glendenning, Mindy Parkison, Ryan Ashbrook, and Amanda Ashbrook; great-grandchildren: Jessica, Breanna, Brycelyn, Delaney, Harper, Jayden, and Karsen; nieces and nephews: Ellen and Mark Wilson and Jacob Wilson, Shelby Weatherman, and Kristin Weatherman. 

She was preceded in death by her mother and father; her grandmother, Lucy McGinnis; her husband; her son, Mike Noblitt; and her sister and brother-in-law, Lois and Jack Weatherman. 

An online guestbook and sympathy cards are available at

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