77, passed away Sunday, February 10, 2008 in a local hospital after a brief illness. Marty was graduated in 1948 from Lake Charles High. He was a Petroleum Engineer graduate of LSU. After joining Gulf Oil Corp. in 1953, he worked in various managerial and executive positions throughout the U.S. and London until he retired from Gulf Oil in 1984.
He is survived by his wife Germaine Phillips Miller; children Meleene Lorio and husband William of Lafayette, Mark B. Miller of Carlyss, Christine Morris and husband Sealy of Houston and Lucille "Lucy" Miller of Houston; grandchildren Lorraine and Olivia Lorio, Tara and Morgan Miller, and Hannah and Maxwell Morris; brother John Gardere Miller and wife Elizabeth of Lake Charles. He is preceded in death by his parents Ernest and Lucille Miller.
A Wake will be held at Johnson Funeral Home at 5:00PM to 7 PM on Tuesday, February 12, 2008. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 am, Wednesday, February 13, 2008 from The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church under direction of Johnson Funeral Home. The celebrant will be Father Charles J. Mallet with Msgr. Harry Greig concelebrating. Burial will be in Consolata Cemetery. The Honorary Pall Bearer's will be The Friday Round Table Group at The Pioneer Club.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to the American Cancer Society or charity of your choice. Words of comfort to the family may be expressed at www.johnsonfuneralhome.net