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Senator Robert Lee Miller

September 16, 1929 - September 5, 2019

Senator Robert Lee (Bob) Miller, 89, of Beggs, died at 7:00 a.m. on September 5, 2019, at his daughter’s home in Morris.

He was a lifelong rancher and State Senator for two terms. He was a member of Beggs First Baptist Church. He was an original founder of the Intertribal Agriculture Council and served on the board until his death. He loved his family and friends and loved visiting with everyone. Robert was a great storyteller and had so many great stories to tell.

Robert L. (Bob) Miller was born September 16, 1929, in Okmulgee. He grew up on the Miller IX Ranch in Okmulgee County. He graduated from High School at Twin Hills and went on to graduate college at Oklahoma A&M. He married his wife, Lydia Jane Rains, on his birthday, September 16, 1952, in Muskogee. They have two daughters Linda Kathryn Enlow and Lea Ann Nix.

Robert is survived by his wife of almost 67 years, Jane, of the home; two daughters, Linda Kathryn Enlow and husband, Dewey, of Sapulpa, and Lea Ann Nix of Morris; six grandchildren, Crystal Rogers and husband Barrett of Stafford, Va., Robert Nix of Ruidoso, N.M., Matthew Nix of Morris, Josh Enlow and wife, Julie of Sapulpa, Jolynn Jeter and husband, David of Ramona, JanEtte Oakley and husband, Brody, of Maple Valley, Wash. Thirteen great-grandchildren, Haylee and Caitlyn Rogers of Stafford, Va., Dayson Nix of Okmulgee, Halle Nix of Glenpool, Alexis, Leo, Allie, and Ainsley Enlow of Sapulpa, Lea and Declan Jeter of Ramona, Caroline, Zane and Rex Oakley of Maple Valley, Wash. His brother, David Miller and wife, Esther of Okmulgee; and a host of nieces and nephews as well as numerous friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Bluford and Mamie Miller; sister, Juliet Adelman; and two brothers, Johnny and Bluford Miller.

A funeral service for Robert was held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, September 10, 2019, at the First Baptist Church in Morris. Viewing was Monday, September 9, 2019, from 12 to 8 p.m. at the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home Chapel in Okmulgee. Visitation with the family present was from 6-8 p.m. Interment will follow at the Miller Ranch Cemetery in Okmulgee.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home of Okmulgee. Memories, condolences, photos and videos may be shared with the family on Robert's Tribute Page at

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