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Martha Jane Miller

   Martha Jane Miller, 85, passed away on Friday, January 21 at Reid Hospital in Richmond.
   She was born February 15, 1925 in Huntington, Indiana to James & Maude Taylor Alexander. She graduated high school in Goshen, Indiana in 1943 and married Charles W. Miller on June 4, 1944. They raised 6 children and shared 39 years of marriage before his death on June 8, 1983.
   Mrs. Miller was a homemaker and a member of the Fountain City United Methodist Church. She was formerly employed by International Harvester. She was active in Wayne County 4-H and Wayne County Farm Bureau, having served on various boards and as the Farm Bureau Women’s Representative in New Garden Township.
   Mrs. Miller will be missed by her 3 daughters & sons-in-law, Judy & Richard Hill and Sharon & Mark Thomas, all of Fountain City; and Mary Jane & Bob Hill, of Williamsburg; 3 sons, Jim Miller and his wife, Linda and Bill Miller and his wife, Brenda, all of Fountain City; and Rob Miller and his companion, Shelley Burris, of Lynn; 17 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
   Mrs. Miller was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Charles W. Miller; 3 sisters and 3 brothers.
   A funeral ceremony will be conducted by Pastor Gloria Ward at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 25, at the Smith & McQuiston Funeral Home, 321 US 27 South, Fountain City. Entombment will follow in Earlham Mausoleum in Richmond.
   Family and friends may gather for visitation from 4-8 p.m. on Monday, January 24, and 9-10 a.m. on Tuesday, January 25, at the funeral home.
   Memorial contributions may be sent to the Wayne County 4-H Association, 401East Main Street, Richmond, Indiana 47374 or the Morrison-Reeves Library, 80 North 6th Street, Richmond, Indiana 47374.

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To Grandma Martha's family,
      My thoughts are with all of you at this time. Martha was an amazing mom & grandma and a strong woman.

Rita Watson Jan 25 2011 12:00 AM

Martha was a very kind and compassionate woman and will be missed by all.  The family will be in our thoughts and prayers during this most difficult time.  

The Foulke Family - Richard, Barbara, Andrea and David

Andrea Foulke Oakes Jan 25 2011 12:00 AM

Bill and the rest of the Miller "clan",
I was so sorry to read about your mother.
I apologize for not being able to attend the calling but I'm currently working in Thailand.
My thoughts are with you all.

Jerry Planck Jan 24 2011 12:00 AM

To the Miller Family
Thoughts and prayers for you all in this time of loss.  Sincerely Loree Shock

Loree Dillman Shock Jan 24 2011 12:00 AM

My thoughts are very much with you all. I hope you all can find peace in memories. Hold each other close.

Brian Grimes Jan 24 2011 12:00 AM

Jim, Judy, Bill, Sharon, Mary Jane, Rob and family,
Please accept our sincere heartfelt sympathy on the passing of your Mother, Martha.  She will be greatly missed as our good friend and may all your warm memories ease the sorrow that you feel.  You are all in our thoughts and prayers.  
Sincerely with love,
Lillian H. Mikesell, Bob & Margaret Mikesell-Wotherspoon

Margaret Mikesell-Wotherspoon Jan 23 2011 12:00 AM

To all of the Miller family:
Thinking of you at this time of sadness with the passing of your mother.  With deepest sympathy, Steve and Debbie

Deborah Weadick Jan 23 2011 12:00 AM

Jim, Judy, Bill, Sharon, Mary Jane, Rob,
Nate and I are very sorry to hear of Martha's passing.  Our prayers are with all of you and your families.  To my special conections to the family, I love all of you and say a special prayer for all of you in your sadness.  Love, Becky and Nate.

Becky and Nate Jan 23 2011 12:00 AM

Our sympathy! We will remember Martha fondly.

Richard and Nancy Merkamp Jan 22 2011 12:00 AM

It was our pleasure to occassionally visit "Grandma Miller" when in Fountain City.  With warm thoughts and deepest sympathy to all of her family.

Jerry and Barbara McNutt Jan 21 2011 12:00 AM

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