Constance “Connie” Ann (Grubb) Miller age 64, of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 4:45 P.M. on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at her residence after a 4 year illness. Connie was born January 5, 1950 in Piqua, Ohio to the late William Lee & Ruby (David) Grubb. Connie is also preceded in death by her husband, Thomas “Tom” A. Miller on December 25, 1984; sister, Wanda “Wendy” L. Wilson; and a brother, William B. Grubb.
Connie formerly worked for the City of Greenville Income Tax Office, retiring in 2006 after 30 years of service and later worked for 2 years at Big Hill GMAC Real Estate in Greenville. She became a licensed wedding officiant in 2009, performing many weddings throughout the area, which she greatly enjoyed, until her health started declining. Mrs. Miller was a 1968 graduate of Bradford High School, where she was active in band (flute), cheerleading, chorus and the National Honor Society. She was a former member of the Irish Setter Club of America and she and her late husband, Tom showed Irish Setters in “obedience”, winning many tittles with Rusty and Lady. Connie also had two other beloved Irish Setters in her life, Rudy and Morgan. In addition to her dogs, Connie also had 3 cats, Miss Kitty, Ebony and Olivia. Miss Kitty also preceded her in death. She dearly loved animals and had previously been an instructor with the Greenville Area Dog Club where she also was Treasurer for 8 years.
Connie never missed watching an Ohio State football game on TV and was able to attend a home game with her niece, Kim Wilson. Connie was also a member of the Nashville United Methodist Church in Greenville.
Connie is survived by her son, Christopher “Chris” Miller of Greenville; sister-in-law, Scherrie Grubb of Huber Heights; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins; her cats, Ebony and Olivia; grandcats, Electra and Precious; her good friend, Shirley Jay; and companion, Wayne Hartman.
A funeral service will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville with Pastor Charles MacKeen and State of the Heart Hospice Chaplain Jacque Collins officiating. Burial will follow in Greenville Cemetery (New Section). The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. and Wednesday morning from 9:30 to 10:30 A.M. at the funeral home. It was Connie’s wish that memorial contributions be made to State of the Heart Hospice, Nashville United Methodist Church, the Irish Setter Club of America Rescue Fund or The Ohio State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com