Phyllis Marie Miller Jansonius died Tuesday, November 22nd at Little Rock. She was born on December 7, 1923 in Ackley, Iowa to Cobus Anton Miller and Nancy Janssen Miller.

Phyllis Marie Miller Jansonius died Tuesday, November 22nd at Little Rock. She was born on December 7, 1923 in Ackley, Iowa to Cobus Anton Miller and Nancy Janssen Miller.

She is preceded in death by her parents and her husband of 62 years, Frederick E. Jansonius, whom she married on September 29, 1944 in Nashua, Iowa in the “Little Brown Church in the Vale.”

Also preceding her in death are her siblings LaVonne Schwennen, Dwayne Miller, Maxine Miller and Gary Miller.

She is survived by her son Mitch Jansonius and his wife Lee-Ann, by her son Neal Jansonius and his wife Linda and by her granddaughter Erin Marie Jansonius, all of Little Rock. She is also survived by her sisters Norma Koger of Sun City, Ariz., and Darlene Whitman of Bella Vista, Ark., and their spouses, her brother Leroy Miller of Amarillo, Texas, and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

After a career as a mother and homemaker, she joined the workforce in 1968 when her husband retired, first as head proofreader at the Pine Bluff Commercial and then as Supervisor of Archives for Pathology Services at N.C.T.R. until her retirement.

Mrs. Jansonius was a longtime member of White Hall United Methodist Church, where she served on the Administrative Board and on all committees, often as chairman. She served as Lay Conference Delegate for many General Conferences. She sang in the church choir and taught Sunday School for decades. She was also very active in the Parent Teacher Association, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, the White Hall Lady Lions Club, the White Hall Chamber of Commerce and the American Legion Auxiliary.

Her children offer great thanks to the staff of Valley Ranch Nursing and Rehabilitation Center for the loving care given to their mother in the last months of her life.

The family will receive friends at Ralph Robinson & Son (Pine Bluff) from 3 - 5 p.m. Sunday, November 27. Services will be at White Hall United Methodist Church at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, November 28th. Burial will follow immediately at the adjacent White Hall United Methodist Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to White Hall United Methodist Church, Alzheimer’s

Arkansas or a favorite charity. Arrangements by Ralph Robinson & Son.

Online register: www.ralphrobinsonandson.com