Donna Marie (Highsmith) Miller, 72, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 4:59 p.m. December 16, 2020, at Lavender Ridge Memory Care Center in Mount Vernon. She was born October 16, 1948, to Kenneth and Edith (Gish) Highsmith. She married Carl Dale Miller on Sunday, May 31, 1981 at First Baptist Church in Mount Vernon. She is survived by her husband, Carl; son, Andrew; brother, Earl Highsmith; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Kenneth; mother, Edith; first-born son, Joshua; and sister-in-law, Norma Highsmith. A Visitation will be held Saturday, December 19, 2020 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn, Illinois. A Graveside Service will begin at 2:00 pm with Mr. Randy Sells officiating. Interment will follow. Memorials may be made in Donna’s honor to the Bluford Grade School Library or the Alzheimer’s Association. Please remember to observe social distancing at this time. We are limited to 10 people under the tent at a time. Following the CDC and NFDA regulations, we encourage everyone to wear a mask. They will be made available, upon request. Call Hughey Funeral Home at 618-242-3348 or visit hugheyfh.com for further information.