Nellie Ruth Miller

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Nellie "Ruth" Miller

May 18, 1927 - February 15, 2019

Nellie Ruth Miller Nellie "Ruth" Miller, 91, of Shipshewana, passed away peacefully at 8:57 a.m. Friday, Feb. 15, at Greenhouse Village of Goshen.
She was born May 18, 1927, in LaGrange County to Evan and Clara (Speicher) Lambright. On Nov. 9, 1946, in LaGrange County, she married Paul J. Miller. He died Oct. 24, 2018. Surviving are a daughter, Gwendolyn (Gene) Newcomer of Shipshewana; five sons, Gordon J. (Nancy) Miller of Spindale, North Carolina, Gary (Patricia) Miller of Shipshewana, Gerald (Amy) Miller of Middlebury, Glen (Sheri) Miller of Shipshewana, Gene (Jenny) Miller of Goshen; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Doris (Ivan) Birkey of Shipshewana and Rachel (Lee) Troyer of Goshen; and the Chung Do family of Carmel. She was preceded in death by parents; husband; two sisters, Lois Hooley and Evelyn Hostetler; and a grandson, Grant Newcomer.
Ruth was a homemaker and a very active member at Shore Church, where she often volunteered. She was the owner-operator of Green Meadow Bed and Breakfast, Shipshewana, for 16 years. She'd love to host people in her home and have them stay for long periods of time. She loved to feed the birds and put puzzles together, and she always looked forward to her family coming to visit.
Visitation will be from 3-7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18, at Shore Church, Shipshewana. Family and friends will gather at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, at the church to proceed to the cemetery for a graveside service at Shore Cemetery. A memorial service will follow at 11 a.m. at the church. Services will be conducted by Dennis Berkey. Memorials may be given to Shore Church.
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Published on February 16, 2019
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Sharon Yoder
Feb 18, 2019
Your Mother was a special person- Your family is our thoughts and prayers.