Cerese Nukufte Brown Miller passed from this life Sept. 8, 2017, at the age of 36 in Reno, Nevada.

Cerese Nukufte Brown Miller passed from this life Sept. 8, 2017, at the age of 36 in Reno, Nevada.

She was born Oct. 18, 1980, to Josephine Miller in Shawnee. She lived most of her life in Shawnee and Seminole, but spent the last remaining years in Reno, where her children lived.

Cerese enjoyed life and was always smiling; everyone was a friend.

Preceding Cerese in death were her grandparents: Alec Dixie Miller and Irene Cornelius Miller; uncles: Alan Miller, Billy Joe Miller, Joaquin Miller; and aunts: Frances Pecore and Katherine Nina Miller.

She leaves behind her mother: Josephine Miller; a special friend: Steve Ferrin; sons: Keenen, Kye, and Devin; daughter: Kindle; granddaughter: Omry Okoske Brown, all of Reno; a sister: Renata Maher and husband, Zechariah; and two brothers: Quincy Brown and Roger Jones, all of Shawnee.

A memorial service will be at 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 30, at Snake Creek Baptist Church in Seminole with Jesse Wind officiating.