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“I worked with Tinaand she was a great person. ”
1 of 18 | Posted by: Joel hood - Waianae, HI - Friend

“We lost a loving soul and gained an Angle. You are in God's loving arms but we want you to know how much we all miss you and love you. We feel...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Thelton & Debbie Cox - FL


3 of 18 | Posted by: Debbie Cox - Middleburg, FL

“To my beloved wife, her beautiful daughters, father Charles, mother Carole, brother Patrick & Tina, and all of the family and friends and all of the...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Mark Miller - Yucca Valley, CA

“TODAY, TOMORROW and ALWAYSApril 1, 2017Our loving God opened his arms todayTo welcome dear Tina, with " me" she will stayWithin his kingdom, held...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Peggy Ames - Yucca Valley, CA

“It is our prayer that the Lord bring you and your family the much needed comfort and peace during this sad time. Our sincere condolences. ”
6 of 18 | Posted by: Chuck & Bridget Wilcox - CA

“My sincerest condolences. ”
7 of 18 | Posted by: Terry Kimball - St Petersburg, FL

“Val - I am deeply saddened and so sorry to learn of your Mother's passing. Unfortunately, I know the pain and suffering you're experiencing...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Brent Stanton - Newport Beach, CA

“What a beautiful soul Tina was! We were so happy when she and Mark married--Mark had found his soul mate and was a happy man. Mark, we loved Tina...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: Ed and Margo Lee - Monroe, LA

“Our prayers and thoughts are with Mark and the girls. Tina touched our lives with love and friendship. We will miss her and carry sweet memories...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Emmett and Gwynn Guiette - NV

“We will miss Tina more than words can express. She was such a beautiful, loving, adventurous spirit who loved her family with all of her heart and...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: Patrick and Tina McPherson - CA

“Tina, you brought me into your organization and took me under your wing and mentored me. You inspired me to continue in my education. You will...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: Sherry Christeson - CA - Friend

“I will always treasure the times Tina and I spent together. She was part mentor, part boss, special confidante, and always dear friend. Sending...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: NJ Sundquist - Twentynine Palms, CA

“Sorry to hear of Tina's passing. Praying for her husband and the girls. ”
14 of 18 | Posted by: Howard and Vicki Campbell - PA

“Will miss your smile and contagious laughter and your adventurous spirit. Keeping Mark and your girls close in thought and prayer. ”
15 of 18 | Posted by: Maureen Basham - Three Rivers, CA

“My sincerest condolences to the family. I worked on the base with Tina and thought very highly of her. It saddened me to hear of her passing. May she...Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: Daisy Dedeaux - Box Elder, SD

“Little buddy, I am so glad I got to see you on Tues before I went away. I loved our chats. Most of all, I love you and I will miss you terribly. ...Read More »
17 of 18 | Posted by: Linda Barnes - Friend

“Thank you for all the times you shared your soul with me when we hiked. Your strength was amazing, always reminding me that it was God's path for...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: Rebecca Pinkstaff - Yucca Valley, CA


Tina Louise Miller, age 51, went home to be with the Lord on March 31, 2017, after a valiant fight against cancer. Tina was born on Oct. 19, 1965, to her parents, Charles and Carole McPherson, in Orange, California. Tina was a resident of California for 41 years, and a resident of Yucca Valley for 22 years. Tina graduated from Yucca Valley High School in 1983.

In 1984, Tina married Terry Kimball and they had two beautiful daughters, Valerie Kimball and Kristine Kimball. Terry was in the Marine Corps and they moved to different bases around the country, including Okinawa, Japan.

Tina and her two daughters moved back to Yucca Valley in 1995, where she continued her career in civil service at the Twentynine Palms Marine Corps base. Tina worked for the Business Performance Office (known today as Performance and Innovation) as a management analyst.

Tina had an insatiable thirst for knowledge, and between work and raising her daughters as a single mom, she attended various night schools and the Executive MBA Program at Capella University to attain her master's degree.

Her hobbies included hiking, camping trips with her girls, home improvement projects, traveling, running in marathons and being involved in all her girl's school functions, soccer games, and social activities. Tina was an avid seamstress, making the majority of her daughters' outfits and costumes.

Tina married Mark Miller in May 2006. They immediately began a life together chasing every adventure possible. Together with Valerie and Kristine, they spent birthdays, holidays and special events making decorations and displays for all types of social parties for family and friends. Weekends included her usual hobby interests, with some motorcycle riding, car racing at the drag strip or autocross track, and even the occasional sky-diving with her daughter, Valerie.

Tina was preceded in death by her younger brother, Daniel Lee McPherson. She is survived by her husband, Mark Miller, of Yucca Valley; her daughters, Valerie Kimball and Kristine Kimball, of Orange County; her father, Charles McPherson, and his wife, Susie, of Golden Valley, Arizona; her mother, Carole Tumbleson, and her husband, Jim, of Yucca Valley; her brother, Patrick McPherson, and his wife, Tina, of Yucca Valley, and their seven children.

Tina was a beloved wife, mother, daughter, sister, aunt, and friend. She will be dearly missed.

Tina's celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday April 29, at Valley Community Chapel in Yucca Valley, with Pastor Tom Aversa presiding.