Gwendolyn M. Tonkins Miller
Published in The Washington Post on Mar. 14, 2016


On Sunday, March 6, 2016 of Washington, DC, beloved wife of Irby Delaine Miller for 56
years. Devoted mother of Wayne Q. Miller and Wendy V. Warren. Loving grandmother of
Kyle S. Warren and Skyler S. Warren.

Born January 16, 1935, Washington, DC, the daughter of Viola and Issac Tonkins and
graduated from
Central High School in 1952.

After high school, she worked briefly at the Department of Navy before joining and
working 33 illustrious years at the Food and Drug Administration. After retirement, she
received a bachelor degree in economics from the University of the District of Columbia.

She was a devoted and active member a Fifteenth Street Presbyterian Church.

A celebration of her life will be held at Fifteenth Street Presbyterian Church, located at
1701 15th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009, Viewing: 10 to 11 a.m. Funeral Service:
11 am.

Interment: National Harmony Memorial Park at 7101 Sheriff Rd., Hyattsville, MD 20785.