Carolyn J. Miller

Carolyn Jo Miller, 78, of Marion, IN, and having ties to Van Buren, IN, died Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, at 12:31 p.m. at Colonial Oaks Health & Rehabilitation Center in Marion.

Mrs. Miller was a 1958 graduate of Van Buren High School. She was a former member of the Liberty Baptist Church in Sweetser and the Sunridge Baptist Church in Sebring, FL. She was a former member of the Gamma Tau Club of Van Buren and the Burrett Book Club of Converse. She worked at Marion General Hospital from 1968 to 1984. She and her husband had recently moved back from Sebring, FL, after residing there for 20 years.

She was born Jan. 18, 1940, in rural Wabash County to Ralph and Celia Neal Cox, of Van Buren. She married Phillip W. “Bill” Miller on March 31, 1990, and he survives.

Additional survivors include two sons, Brad (Carol) Trees, of Avon, and Brent Trees, of Marion; two daughters,  Joan Lavengood, of Amboy and Jill Krovoza, of Converse; two stepsons, Billy (Sharon) Miller, of Wabash, and Kent (Lori) Shields, of Converse; two brothers-in-law, Carl Stopp, of Tampa, FL, and Clyde Gunn, of Avon; 14 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Calling is Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Van Buren United Methodist Church-Fellowship Hall, 108 S. 2nd St., Van Buren. A service to celebrate Mrs. Miller’s life will be held Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, at the church, with Rev. Dave Mason officiating and Rev Clyde Gunn assisting. Interment will follow in the Van Buren Cemetery in Van Buren.

Memorials are to Van Buren Cemetery, PO Box 376, Van Buren, IN 46991, or Church of the Nazarene, 305 S. 1st St., Van Buren, IN 46991.

Arrangements are being handled by Ferguson & Glancy Funeral Home in Van Buren.

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