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Katherine Fields Miller (Kay), 87, a resident of Allen Morgan Health Center, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 20, 2013. She was the wife of the late Dr. Richard Braun Miller and the daughter of Dr. Abijah Clements Fields and Irene Garvey Fields of Birmingham, Alabama. Born on May 19, 1926, in Birmingham, she graduated from Vanderbilt University (where she met her husband-to-be) at age 20. During her lifetime, she was a devoted wife, mother and avid reader. She is survived by her sister Elbertine (Tina) Fields Montgomery of Athens, Georgia as well as by her five children: Robert of Memphis, Michael of New York City, John (Elizabeth) of St. Paul, Page Blankinship of Memphis and Katye (Ray) Lauletti of Madison, New Jersey. She also had twelve grandchildren: Britt, Kutcher and Colin Miller; Martin, Kai and Margit Miller; Holt Burnett, Marshall Drake and Kate Blankinship; Jennifer Gotliffe and Caitlin and Megan Lauletti. She also leaves behind three great-grandchildren: Holden, Watson and Greyson.

There will be a private graveside service at Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be sent to St. Louis Catholic Church, Trezevant Manor Foundation or a charity of your choice.

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