Barbara Lynn Miller, 43, of Taylorville, passed away surrounded by her family on Friday, December 11, 2020 at her home.


Barb was born on May 20, 1977 in Springfield, the daughter of Larry G. Miller and Claudia Davis.  She spent the majority of her adult life as a homemaker.  Barb was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers and Chicago Cubs fan, and she loved spending time with her family and her dog, Prince.


She was preceded in death by her father; step-father, Bill Skinner; and maternal grandmother, Rosemary Terry.


Barb is survived by her mother, Claudia Skinner of Taylorville; fiancé, Chris Flaherty of Taylorville; daughters, Sydney Miller of Taylorville, and Madison Miller of Morrisonville; grandchildren, Ayva, Myah, Luna, Leo, and Major; sisters, Carol (husband, Tim) Beiermann of Carrollton, Mary Lee (companion, Kirk Spurgeon) Miller of Morrisonville, and Lisa M. Harker of Olney; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.


Cremation will be provided, and a celebration of life will be held at a later date.


Memorial contributions may be made to: The Family of Barb Miller at:


The family has entrusted Shafer-Perfetti & Assalley Funeral Home, 202 W. Franklin St., Taylorville, IL 62568 with arrangements.


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