Augusta M. Griffith Miller

Monday, December 6, 2010

Augusta M. Griffith Miller, 98, of Coalmont, passed away at 4:20 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010 at her residence.

She was born March 12, 1912 in Coalmont, the daughter of Otho Earlywine and Nora Elizabeth (Terry) Earlywine.

Augusta worked as a clerk and cashier in the grocery business for many years. She attended and was a member of the Coalmont Baptist Church and later the Lawton Street Christian Church.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Henry L. "Ernie" Griffith on June 10, 1978 and her second husband, B. Lester Miller on March 4, 1996.

Survivors include: daughters and sons-in-law, Kay and Jerry Marlow of Greenwood, Gail and Allen Slankard of Terre Haute; son and daughters-in-law, Terry and Judy Griffith of Worthington; daughter-in-law, Mahala Griffith of Florida; sister-in-law, Mary Griffith of Jasonville, 11 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and 9 great-great-grandchildren, as well as few nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded by her parents; son, Con Griffith; daughter in-law, Pat Griffith; two infant grandsons; brothers, Harold Earlywine and Loris Earlywine.

Arrangements are entrusted to Michael W. Cox, Cox Funeral Home, 218 South Meridian Street, Jasonville.

Visitation will be from 5 - 8 p.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m. until service time Thursday at the funeral home.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home with Pastor Brad West officiating.

Interment will be in Case Cemetery at Hymera.