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Mary Evelyn Miller

June 21, 1922 February 23, 2018
Mary Evelyn Miller
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Obituary for Mary Evelyn Miller

Mary Evelyn Miller of Barnhill, Illinois formerly of Leesburg, Florida, was born June 21, 1922 in Wayne City, Illinois to James Harrison and Dolly Mae (nee: Standish) Meyers. She died February 23, 2018 at the age of 95.

Mrs. Miller is the beloved wife of 57 years to the late James C. Miller (d. 2004). Loving mother of Clayton Miller, Marilyn Miller, Kevin (Jaynn) Miller and Candy (Monte) Siebrecht. Grandmother of Aaron (Zikeyyah), Ben, Mason (Stacy), Collin, Tyler, Charles and Alyson. Also 4 great grandchildren. Sister of Barbara (Len) Meyers and James (Katie) Meyers. Preceded in death by her siblings Cliff (Eldon) Meyers, Perry Meyers, Norman Meyers, Lubine Barnard and Faye Meyers. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends.

Mrs. Miller was born on a farm in Southern Illinois and earned her Bachelor Degree from Souther Illinois University in Carbondale. She moved with her husband to Michigan where she taught Jr. High at Pierce Middle School in South Redford. She later earned her Masters Degree in Education from Eastern Michigan University. She and her husband raised their four children in Redford and later moved to Plymouth. Upon retirement they moved Leesburg, Florida. In her free time she enjoyed bicycling and completed the “PALM” (Peddle Across Lower Michigan) and even biked 76 miles on her 76th birthday. During her life she was able to travel widely, visiting Russia, China and Europe. She was also an avid gardener and bridge player. In addition, she was also active in many social organizations such as the ACLU and the Methodist Women’s Fellowship.

A memorial service will be held at The First United Methodist Church, 106 Race St, Wayne City, IL at 11 AM on Saturday, June 23, 2018.

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11:00 AM 6/23/2018 11:00:00 AM
The First United Methodist Church

106 Race Street
Wayne City, IL 62895

The First United Methodist Church
106 Race Street Wayne City 62895 IL
United States

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