Ann Woods Millar, 89, died at her home on Wednesday, December14,
2016. She was born in Little Rock, AR, on August 30, 1927, the
only child of Ida (Guile) and John Michael Woods. She was a
graduate of Little Rock Junior College and Hendrix College. She
married Paul Harwood Millar, Jr., on September 4, 1948.
After working at the Little Rock Public Library for several
years, she moved to Stuttgart in 1957 and worked tirelessly to
ensure that Stuttgart’s library was an asset to the city.
She helped develop a children's story hour and served on the
Stuttgart library board for many years, serving as secretary and
later as chair. She was a Girl Scout leader, a member of First
United Methodist Church, a Sunday school teacher, and a
volunteer in the local schools. An avid reader, Margaret Ann
enjoyed gardening and was an enthusiastic amateur naturalist,
studying birds and wildflowers, especially at the family farm
near DeValls Bluff. She was devoted to her husband and three
children, whose lives were enriched by her all she did.
Margaret Ann was preceded in death by her son, John Paul
Millar. She is survived by her husband, Paul; her daughter,
Susan Millar Williams (Dwight) of McClellanville, SC,;
her daughter Cathy Woods (Tom) of Boulder, CO; her
daughter-in-law Anne Millar Williams of Mount Pleasant, SC; and
her grandchildren Olivia Black (Jeff) of Hagerstown, MD,;
Alex Woods of Seattle, WA,; Emily Woods of Decatur, GA;
Ryan Millar of Houston, TX,; Allison Millar of Hong Kong; and
Paul Millar of Mount Pleasant, SC. She is also survived by
her dear friend and caregiver Beatrice Avery.
There will be a private graveside service on Saturday in Conway.