Mark McAlpine Miller
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LUFKIN - Services for Mark McAlpine Miller, 91, Lufkin, are scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Jacqueline Hannan officiating.

Entombment will be in Garden of Memories Memorial Park under direction of Gipson Funeral Home, Lufkin.

Mr. Miller died Oct. 23, 2007.

He was born Feb. 19, 1916, in Lima, Ohio, to the late Roland and Bertha McAlpine Miller. He lived in Chicago, Ill., Stamford, Conn., and Los Angeles, Calif., and graduated from high school in Kennett Square, Pa., where he was elected president of his class. He attended Carnegie Institute of Technology in Pittsburgh, Pa., and was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity.

He worked in the steel mills and went to Chicago, Ill., with Jones & Laughlin and then for National Malleable and Steel Castings Co. By the mid-1950s, he was vice president and sales manager, and was elected president of Malleable Founders Society.

In 1961, he became vice president and sales manager with Texas Foundries, and moved to Lufkin. He served as president of Texas Foundries from 1976 until he retired in 1982. He was a longtime member and elder of First Presbyterian Church, Lufkin, and a member of Crown Colony Country Club.

Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Helen Leto Miller; children, Roland, Centennial, Colo., Alice Sledge, Hilo, Hawaii, and Mark Andrew, Santa Fe, N.M.; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

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Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Oct. 26, 2007.