Maxine Miller, 82, of Shreve, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at the home of her granddaughter, Shelly (Bill) Dickson, with family around her.
Maxine was born Sept. 27, 1930, in Holmes County, the daughter of the late Ralph and Lucille (Shoup) Franks and grew up in Shreve. She was a 1948 graduate of Big Prairie High School and lived most of her life in the Shreve area. On Feb. 15, 1957, she married Donald Miller. He preceded her in death.
She retired after working 20 years at Rubbermaid Inc. and was a member of Bigelow United Methodist Church and Ripley Garden Club.
Surviving are children, Betty Jean (Don) Horst of Loudonville, Connie (Kenny) Mullen of Wooster, Joanne Tate of Shreve, Jill (Roger) Edington of Wooster, Jay (Linda) Miller of Killbuck, Jane Miller of Shreve and a stepdaughter, Sharon Casey of Wooster; 17 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; brothers, Tom, Don, Gerald, Richard, Larry and Kenny Franks; sisters, Cordelia Tate, Doris Nickle, Marilyn Sigler, Carolyn Remington and Linda Collins; and a sister-in-law, Kathie Franks.
In addition to her husband, Maxine was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Jack; brothers, Robert and Cecil Franks; and twin granddaughters, Heather and Holly Edington.
Memorial services were Saturday Dec. 8 at Bigelow United Methodist Church, with pastor Diane McCartney officiating. Alexander Funeral Home, Millersburg, assisted the family.
Contributions may be made to the family to help defray funeral expenses, in care of Betty Horst, 686 Township Road 2302, Loudonville 44842; Hospice & Palliative Care of Greater Wayne and Holmes County, 2525 Back Orrville Road, Wooster 44691; or Bigelow United Methodist Church, in care of pastor Diane McCartney, 10400 Township Road 506, Holmesville 44633.