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Christine Wilson Miller

February 17, 1938 — October 15, 2023

Hot Springs

Christine Wilson Miller


Christine Wilson Miller, age 85, of Hot Springs, passed away on Sunday, October 15, 2023.

She was born on February 17, 1938, in Harrisburg, Arkansas, the daughter of Waren Morris and Eva Bradley Morris.  She was preceded in death by her husband and father of her children, Paul Wilson; her parents; and on daughter, Mary Jane White.

As a mother, Christine embodied love and devotion. Her children were her pride and joy, and she went above and beyond to provide them with a nurturing and supportive environment, Christine's unwavering love knew no bounds. Her legacy lives on in the hearts of all who had the privilege of knowing her.

One of Christine's most notable talents was her incredible culinary skills. Her fried chicken was legendary among family and friends. Every bite was a testament to the love and care she put into each meal.  Beyond her passion for cooking, Christine found solace in various hobbies that enriched her life. She had a knack for solving crossword puzzles with ease, finding joy in the mental stimulation they provided. Another favorite pastime was tackling jig-saw puzzles, meticulously piecing together each fragment until a beautiful image emerged before her eyes. In her downtime, Christine often indulged in watching westerns on television. The excitement of frontier life and tales of cowboys enamored her as she immersed herself in these classic stories of adventure and bravery.

Christine had an eye for a good yard sale and would often embark on exciting treasure hunts in search of unique finds.  Gardening was another passion that Christine nurtured throughout her life. Her flower garden was a vibrant tapestry of colors, showcasing her green thumb and dedication to cultivating beauty. In addition to the flower garden, she also tended to a thriving vegetable garden, providing her family with fresh ingredients for meals while connecting with nature.

She is survived by four daughters, Eva Joyce Wilson of Hot Springs, Barbara Curtis and spouse, Randall of Bonnerdale, Dorothy Orrell of Hot Springs and Carolyn Wilson; two sons, Lamar “Buddy” Wilson and spouse, Lana, of Bonnerdale and Paul Wilson and spouse, Sandy, of Hot Springs; 16 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren; a handful of great-great-grandchildren; extended family members and a host of wonderful friends.

Visitation will be held 6:00PM-8:00PM, Wednesday, October 18, 2023, in the Smith Family Funeral Home Chapel, Hot Springs.

A family service will be held at a later date.

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Wednesday, October 18, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Smith Family Funeral Home - Hot Springs

2205 Airport Road, Hot Springs, AR 71913

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