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Mary Ellen (Adden) Miller

August 20, 1936 ~ December 17, 2017 (age 81)

Name: Mary Ellen Miller   Age: 81
Address: Staunton, IL formerly rural Mt. Olive, Illinois
Died: Sunday, December 17, 2017, 2:40 pm  Place: St. John's  Hospital, Springfield, IL
Born: August 20, 1936  Place: Rural  Mt. Olive, IL
Father: the late:  Wilmer Adden
Mother: the late:  Edna DeVries
Spouse: Raymond Laverne  Miller 
      Date of Marriage: October 9, 1954
      Place of Marriage: Southside Baptist Church, Litchfield, IL.

Schooling:  attended grade school in White City and Mt. Olive, and graduated from  Mt. Olive High School with the Class of 1954. 
Occupation: Homemaker & Mother // after graduation she worked for the State of Illinois, Ecchlin Manufacturing, Litchfield, Illinois // Jubelts Bakery, Staunton, Illinois and retired from Jody's Antique Mini-mall, Staunton, Illinois.
Organizations:  Volunteered her quilts  for Fundraisers for  Gillespie FFA  //  Staunton Community  Hospital Auxiliary // & Ducks Unlimited
Interests: An accomplished  crafter, quilter, &  embroider,  who loved flowers and birds, (especially purple martins). Her greatest joy was being the matriarch of her 8 children.
Survivors:   Husband:  Raymond Laverne Miller, Staunton, IL // 5 Sons: Terry (Debra) Miller of Staunton, IL //  David Miller of Staunton, IL //  Charlie (Marcia) Miller of Staunton, IL //  Sam (Ann) Miller of Carlinville, IL //  Larry (Kirsten) Miller of Festus, MO // 3 Daughters:  Janice (John) Kolkovich of Staunton, IL //  Diane (Don) Scroggins of Staunton, IL //  Muffin (Steve) Bates of Litchfield, IL // 1 Sister, Lois (Ed) Jatcko of Staunton, IL
15 Grandchildren and 10 Great-Grandchildren
Preceded in Death: Parents: Wilmer & Edna DeVries Adden, Brother and Sister-in-law: James (Lucille) Adden Sr.

Visitation: Friday, December 22, 2017, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm  Becker & Son Funeral Home, Mt. Olive, IL
Funeral Service: Saturday, December 23, 2017, 11:00 am  1st Baptist Church, Mt. Olive, IL
Burial:  Mt. Olive City Cemetery, Mt. Olive, IL 
Clergy: Reverend Gary Hanover
Lunch:   for family and friends will be held at St. John Paul II Hall served by the 1st Baptist ladies.
Memorials:  Mt. Olive Academic Foundation //  1st Baptist Church, Mt. Olive.
Becker & Son Funeral Home, Mt. Olive, Illinois is in charge of arrangements.

 Service Information

December 22, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Becker & Son Funeral Home
221 S Poplar St
Mount Olive, IL 62069

Funeral Service
December 23, 2017

11:00 AM
First Baptist Church
410 West 3rd North Street
Mt. Olive, IL 62069

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