Shirley Mae Miller, 81, of Indianapolis, passed away Friday, Sept. 5, 2008.
She was born May 2, 1927 in Bloomfield to the late Francis Henry Carmichael and the late Helen Marietta (Pake) Carmichael. She married the late Lloyd Miller on June 9, 1946.
She lived in Decatur Township for 63 years and in Greene County for 19 years. She was a 1945 Switz City High School graduate. She was a 49 year member of the West Newton Friends Church where she was also past Treaurer. She also serves as the Past Worthy Matron and member of the West Newton Order of Eastern Star #489, and the Decatur Township Quilting Guild. She was a secretary for West Newton Friends Daycare for 20 years and was also a seamstress from1968-1988 and was a sales clerk for J.C. Penney in Southern Plaza for five years.
Survivors include four children, Steven (Janet) Miller of Mooresville, Nancy (William) Gray of Searsboro, IA, Jane (Dan) Wonn of Indianapolis and Lori (Todd) Wix of Indianapolis; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one brother, James Carmichael; two sisters, Patsy Justus of Mooresville and Sue Justus of Greenfield.
Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m., Sunday and 1-2 p.m., Monday at Jones Family Mortuary in Mooresville. There will also be an Eastern Star Service at 7:30 p.m., Sunday.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m., Monday at the funeral home with Buck Bunner officiating. Burial will be at West Newton Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.