Mabel L. Miller, 83, 10893 S. Michigan Road, a Plymouth resident most of her lifetime, died, following an illness, at 6:30 a.m., on Monday, Dec. 18, 2000, at Pilgrim Manor where she had been a resident since May.
Mabel was born in Tippecanoe, Ind., on Oct. 4, 1917, the daughter of Roy Reese and Ethel Worsham Parsons. She graduated from Plymouth High School with the class of 1935.
On Nov. 19, 1938, in Plymouth, she married Charles H. Miller.
At one time, she worked in the Montgomery Ward store. She was a volunteer for and a member of the Marshall County Humane Society. Mabel was a faithful member of the Plymouth Seventh Day Adventist Church. She loved to work in her yard, growing flowers and was a longtime member of the African Violet Club.
She also was a member of the Marshall County Horse Association and the County Historical Society.
Mabel is survived by Charles, her husband of sixty-two years and by a son and daughter-in-law, Stephen G. and Janice Miller of Plymouth. A grandson and his wife, Curtis and Susan Miller, of Fla. A granddaughter and her husband, Joanna and Brett Crump of Indianapolis also survive together with Jordan Crump, a great-grandson.
She was preceded in death by her parents and three brothers: Walter, Melvin and James Parsons.
Friends may visit with Mabel’s family from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2000, in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 on Thursday, Dec. 21, 2000, in the funeral home with Pastor Bela Kobor of the Seventh Day Adventist Church, officiating.
Burial will be in New Oakhill Cemetery, Plymouth.
Memorial gifts in Mabel’s memory may be made to the Marshall County Hospice and the Seventh Day Adventist Church.