Marquelle ‘Kellie’ May Miller |

Marquelle ‘Kellie’ May Miller

The Aspen Times
Aspen, CO Colorado

New Castle native Marquelle “Kellie” Miller died in a tragic car accident in Denver. Daughter, sister, and good friend, she was 18. A private burial was held Tuesday at Highland Cemetery.

Kellie is survived by many friends and family whom she dearly loved: parents David and Renee (Talbott) Miller; siblings Mackenzie (Christopher) Leader, Reid, Madeleine, Sophia, and Grace; grandparents Ross and Ramona Talbott, and Joel and Frances Miller; and enough aunts, uncles, cousins and friends to fill a book.

Beautiful and talented, Kellie’s exuberant nature was a delight to all who knew her. Her legacy at the Garden School community as a student and in her roles in school plays will live on. Kellie attended New Hope Church and had a strong faith that her friends couldn’t help but catch. She was active in Glenwood Center for the Arts and last November sang and danced in Aspen Community Theatre’s production, “Crazy for You.” We only got to be with her a short time, but her dancing spirit will be felt in our valley and beyond forever.

“If there ever comes a day when we can’t be together, keep me in your heart, I’ll stay there forever.” – Winnie-the-Pooh

As for Me, I Trust in You

If I had the silver wings of a dove,

I would fly away from this earth,

Fly away to your Kingdom, Lord

From this broken world we live in. Your love is like a dove within me –

My peace, my innocence, My soul, I give you to keep

Safe and pure in your strong embrace


– Marquelle Miller, 2011

Fly away, sweet angel. See you soon.

A memorial service is Saturday at Coal Ridge High School at 1 p.m. Memorial gifts may be given in Marquelle’s name at Alpine Bank.

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