Irene Miller, 94, of Byesville, formerly of Marietta, passed away on Wednesday (Aug. 1, 2012) at her home. She was born on Dec. 18, 1917, at Hills Post Office, a daughter of Earl and Mabel Lane Hill.
She attended 8 Mile School. She was a homemaker and enjoyed gardening, quilting, Ohio State and loved spending time with grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. She attended Hills United Methodist Church.
On March 29, 1941, she married Walter "Bill" Miller who preceded her in death on July 25, 1997.
Irene is survived by her daughter, Sandra (William) Cremeans of Norwick, Ohio; grandchildren, Kristie (Gene) Oliver of Byesville, Myrna (Rusty) Wolfe of Cambridge, Cynthia Cremeans of Cambridge; five great-grandchildren, Derrick (Glenda) Synder of Hilton Head, Davonne (Teddy) Thompson of Byesville, Russell Wolfe III of Cambridge, Seth and Sheridan Oliver of Byesville; six great-great-grandchildren, Katie, Brayden, and Karlie Snyder and Trevor, Haylie and Kaylie Thompson; sister, Beulah Patterson of Marietta; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her son, Walter Miller Jr. and brothers and sisters, Deloris, Theora, Phyllis, Lowell and Kenneth.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday (Aug. 8) at 11 a.m. at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home with Pastor Gale Lauderman officiating. Burial will follow in East Lawn Memorial Park. Family will greet friends at the funeral home on Wednesday before the service from 9 until 11 a.m. Messages of sympathy may be sent at www.mslfuneralhome.com.
Memorial contributions are requested to Hills United Methodist Women, 55 Zion Ridge Road, Marietta 45750.