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Amanda Miller, 90, Millersburg

Published: February 7, 2013 5:00 AM

Amanda M. Miller, 90, of Millersburg, died peacefully early Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013.

Born in Trail on April 5, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Manassas N. and Lovina Miller Weaver. She was a longtime resident of Benton, and had resided in Holmes County her entire life, with the exception of four years in Blackville, S.C.

Amanda Miller, 90, Millersburg

She was a charter member of Gospel Haven Mennonite Church, and her late husband, Jonas E. Miller was the founding minister.

Survivors include sons and daughters, Aden J. Miller of Cuyahoga Falls, Betty (James) Hershberger of Stuarts Draft, Va., Marvin (Janice) Miller of Walnut Creek, Katy (Roy) Yoder of Benton, Ervin (Erma) Miller of Ephrata, Pa., and Frieda (Dan) Mast of Benton; a daughter-in-law, Barbara Miller of Kidron; a foster daughter, Mary Jo (Mark) Collins of Columbia, S.C.; 30 grandchildren; 53 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren, complete the family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, whom she wed Nov. 6, 1941 at Trail. They observed nearly 43 years of marriage before his death Oct. 19, 1984. Brothers and sisters, Joseph Weaver, Emma Miller, Katie Weaver, Andy Weaver, Mary Weaver, Levi Weaver, Daniel Weaver and Enos Weaver; and a grandchild, Wesley Hershberger, also died previously.

Services were Saturday, Feb. 2, Gospel Haven Mennonite Church, 6871 State Route 241, Benton, with minister Sam Yoder leading the services. Burial was alongside her husband in Gospel Haven Cemetery, adjacent to the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Gospel Haven Mennonite Church, 6871 State Route 241 Millersburg 44654.

The family is grateful for the care and concern expressed by Wayne County Hospice especially LPN Angie, and by Mrs. Miller's two talented Home Health caregivers, Shawna Holt and Tammy Moorhead.

Arrangements were handled by Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home

(330) 343-5506

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