Kimberly “Kim” McMillen

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    Kimberly “Kim” McMillen, was born on March 18, 1970 in Farmington, Missouri to Joe and Kathy Troutt and passed away on August 22, 2020 at the age of 50 years.


    She grew up in Dillard, Missouri.
    She married Jeff McMillen on June 6, 1992 in Viburnum, Missouri and they began their life together in Shirley, Missouri.
    Kim was employed at Steelville Manufacturing in Steelville, Missouri in the beginning of their marriage, then Purcell Tire in Potosi, Missouri for several years following.
    Their life together led her family to move to St. James, Missouri in 2002 where Kim began working for the family business, Troutt & Sons, Inc., as a secretary and bookkeeper.
    Kim loved jet boating, side by side riding and most importantly helping others.
    The few organizations Kim was involved in include: Boating For Buddies Inc., founder and president, founded in 2007; Parent Teacher Community Organization of St. James School District for many years beginning in 2008; and Riding for a Reason beginning in 2015 as a founding board member and secretary.
    She was preceded in death by her great grandparents, Ed and Abbie Burns and Erb and Gertrude Troutt; grandparents, Earline and Virgil Murray, Jim Jobes and Clive and Doris Troutt; and mother-in-law; Joyce McMillen.
    She is survived by her husband, Jeff McMillen; three daughters, Madison, Abigail, and Gracie McMillen; one grandson, Waylon Robison; parents, Joe and Kathy Troutt; brother, Chris (Robin) Troutt all of St. James, Missouri; father and mother-in-law, Lowell and Jane McMillen of Caledonia, Missouri; several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; other relatives and friends.
    Visitation was held from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 and from 9-11 a.m. on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
    Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri with Rev. Roger Silvery officiating. Special music of “Love Can Build a Bridge,” “Good Hearted Woman,” “Somebody’s Hero” and “I Hope you Dance” was played. Memories were shared by daughter Madison and J.T. Gunter.
    Committal prayer and interment were in the Shirley Union Church Cemetery in Potosi, Missouri.
    Casket bearers were Dillon Parry, Lance Cottrell, Greg Portell, Jeff Jones, Patrick Rosener, Brian Gibson, Ernest “Weezer” Hampton and Jim Fleshman. Honorary bearers were Richie Troutt and John L. McMillen.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home of Steelville, Missouri.