December 3, 2013

Jeanne Miller


---- — GRASS CREEK — Jeanne Miller, 81, Grass Creek, passed away at 9:55 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, at her residence surrounded by her family.

Born Oct. 16, 1932, in Fulton County, she was the daughter of the late Nelson and Lela (McCoy) Hizer. On April 1, 1951, she married the love of her life, Gerald “Gene” Miller, and he survives.

She was a 1950 Grass Creek High School graduate and was also a graduate of Fort Wayne Beauty School.

Jeanne was a homemaker and farm wife. She loved spending time with her grandchildren. She enjoyed talking on the telephone, especially with her granddaughter, Courtney.

She was a member of the VFW in Kewanna and she also attended Hillcrest Baptist Church in Rochester.

Survivors include her husband, Gene Miller of Grass Creek; daughters, Catherine Hassenplug (Daniel) of Kewanna, Marilyn Mock (Bruce) of Rockwall, Texas, and Kelly Bragg (Brian) of Frankfort; brother, Thomas Miller (Dorothy) of Plymouth; sister, Judy DePoy (Kenneth) of Fulton; and sister-in-law, Norma Miller of Kewanna. She is also survived by 10 grandchildren, Brian Hassenplug (Melinda), Brad Hassenplug (Rebecca) and Eric Hassenplug (Amanda), Alyssa, Dustin and Brody Mock, Garen, Kelsey, Catey and Courtney Bragg; and four great-grandchildren, Ethan, Adrian, Audrey and Olivia Hassenplug.

She was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, at Harrison-Metzger & Rans Funeral Home, Kewanna, with Pastor Ed Taylor and Dr. James Gabhart officiating.

Visitation will be 3 to 7 p.m., Wednesday at the funeral home and also one hour before the time of service on Thursday.

Burial will be at Grass Creek Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hillcrest Baptist Church, Rochester.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Harrison-Metzger & Rans Funeral Homes, Kewanna.