Rev. Miller has the distinction of being the first woman to be ordained in the A.M.E. Church in the North East Oklahoma Annual Conference. Rev. Mildred Miller is the widow of he Late Presiding Elder Rev. J. B. Miller of Ardmore, Oklahoma. She obtained an Associate of Arts Degree from Shorter A.M.E. College in North Little Rock, Arkansas and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education from Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Durant, Oklahoma. Rev. Miller served as a certified public school teacher from 1971 in Oklahoma and subsequently in Texas, grades K-8. She was nominated “Outstanding Woman of the Year” by the Y.W.C.A. in the field of Education in Ardmore, Oklahoma.
She served on the Board of Advisors to the Board of Education, and the Board of Directors Y.W.C.A. in Ardmore, Oklahoma. Rev. Miller served as Conference Secretary in the Central Oklahoma Conference. She was elected First Vice President of the Conference Missionary Society, elected Second Vice President of the Central Conference Missionary Society, and elected the Conference Director of the Y.P.D., Central Oklahoma Conference. She served as District Supervisor in the Muskogee, McAlester and Ardmore Districts. Rev. Miller was ordained a Deacon in the A.M.E. Church in 1963 by the Late John D. Bright and ordained an Elder in the A.M.E. Church in 1965 by the Late George Napoleon Collins. Rev. Miller pastored Shaeffer Chapel A.M.E. Church, Wagoner, Oklahoma.
She was an Interim Pastor at Flipper Chapel A.M.E. Church, Pauls Valley, Oklahoma and Associate Minister at Metropolitan A.M.E. Church in Ardmore, Oklahoma. She served as Conference Chaplain for the Central Oklahoma Conference and Conference Evangelist for the Central Texas Conference. She is the mother of three daughters, Margaret, Wanda and LaDawna. She is blessed with six (6) grandchildren and one great grandchild. She is currently the Assistant Pastor at New Bethel A.M.E. Church where she assists her daughter, Rev. Margaret Sims, as Pastor of New Bethel A.M.E. Church.