Friday, June 4, 2021

Thelma "Marge" Middleton (May 25, 2021)

Thelma "Marge" Middleton, 95, of New Madison, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, May 25, 2021, at Wayne Healthcare in Greenville, Ohio.

Marge was born on January 19, 1926, on the family farm north of Rossburg, Ohio, to the late August and Nina (Smith) Singer.

In addition to her parents, Marge was preceded in death by her husband, Harold "Joe" Middleton, whom she married November 24, 1946; her daughter, Barbara Jo Middleton; and her siblings, Marie Thwaits, Roy, Ben, Carl, Bob, Tom, and Freddie Singer.

Marge loved spending time with and talking about her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She loved her cat Evie. She was a great cook and seamstress. She spent many years working alongside her husband, Joe, in his business, Middleton Stockyards. She attended the New Madison United Methodist Church for over 65 years.

Marge is survived by her daughter, Nancy Miller and her husband, Don, of New Madison; her grandchildren, Matthew Miller and his wife, Alison, of Granville, Ohio, Erin Williams and her husband, Jacob, of Louisville, Kentucky, and Mark Miller and his wife, Darci, of Granville. She also leaves behind her great grandchildren, Tripp, and Bennett Miller, Henry, Margaret, and Samuel Williams, Logan, Savannah, Rebekah, and Emerson Miller; and countless nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Marge's life will be held on at 11AM on  Saturday, May 29, 2021, at New Madison United Methodist Church, 149 N. Main Street, New Madison, Ohio, with Pastors David Richey and Carol Duffield officiating. Burial will follow in Ansonia Cemetery.

Marge's family will be receiving guests on Friday, May 28, 2021, from 5PM to 7PM at the church, and again on Saturday, from 10AM until the time of the service at 11AM.

Memorial contributions may be made to New Madison United Methodist Church.

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