Thelma Jean (Detrick) Miller, age 90, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Monday, September 12, 2016 at 12:50 AM at the Brethren Retirement Community, Greenville, Ohio. She was born on March 15, 1926 in Darke County, Ohio, to the late John & Clara (Miller) Detrick.
She is survived by her son and daughter in law, Wayne & Vana Miller of Blytheville, Arkansas; daughter, Kathy Miller of Crossville, Tennessee; grandson, Kevin (Heather) Miller; great granddaughter, Kaylee Ann Miller; numerous nieces and nephews; extended family, Kim & Rod Grim and family and Gladys Crawford, as well as the residence and staff at the Brethren Retirement Community.
In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Elton B. Miller; infant son, Gary Ray Miller; brothers, Ernest, Dale, Galen and Gerald Detrick; and sister, Beulah Snyder.
Thelma was a secretary in Brown Hall at Miami University for 20 years. She was a member of the Greenville Church of the Brethren and loved sewing, painting and making stuffed bears
There will be a service held on Thursday, September 15, 2016 at 3:00 PM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio, with Pastor Ron Sherck officiating. Burial will follow in the Harris Creek Cemetery, Bradford, Ohio. Family will receive friends on Thursday from 1-3 PM at the funeral home.
It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to the Brethren Retirement Community Resident Aid Fund. Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com