Monday, June 29, 2015

Neva J. Brand (June 20, 2015)

Neva J. Brand, age 87, passed away Saturday, June 20, 2015. She was born August 11, 1927 in Darke County to the late William & Fern (Burns) Miller.

She is survived by her daughters, Bethany (Steve Johansen) Brand of Bonita Springs, Florida and Melanie (Randy) Bonfiglio of Murrysville, Pennsylvania; grandchildren, Ruth and Simon Johansen, Justin (Morgan) Bonfiglio, Megan (Adam) Hill, Rachel (Erik) Abraham, Jordan (Danielle) Bonfiglio and Brenna Bonfiglio; great grandchildren, Rosalie Hill, Lucas Abraham and Skylar and Ella Bonfiglio.

In addition to her parents, Neva was preceded in death by her husband Donald Brand; husband James Meador; siblings, Lawrence Miller, Homer Miller, Mildred Long, Ina Byers, Evelyn Byers and Betty Tyler.

Neva was an active member of St. John Lutheran Church and of the Lutheran Church women. She delivered meals for Meals on Wheels, was a liaison for Thrivent Financial and volunteered at Wayne Hospital.

A service will be held on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at 2:00 PM at St. John Lutheran Church, 7418 St. Rt. 121 North, Greenville, Ohio, with Pastor Don Bachman officiating. Burial will be in the St. John Lutheran Cemetery. Family will receive friends on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 from 1:00-2:00 PM at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville.

It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to the Alzheimer Association, State of the Heart Hospice or St. John Lutheran Church. Condolences for the family may be sent to