She was born in Marshall, Ohio, on Dec. 22, 1924, the daughter of the late Clarence and Ruth Henry Miller.
She graduated from Marshall High School in 1941, and attended Wilmington College.
On Jan. 16, 1953, she married William Garvey of Mowrystown. They were engaged in farming for many years. Her husband died in August 2007. She was a member of Sugartree Ridge Church of Christ.
She also was preceded in death by two nephews, Charles William Flaig and Thomas Darbyshire Miller.
She is survived by a sister, Cinderella Abell of Oxford, Ohio, and brother, Lewis Chet Miller of Bainbridge. Raymond Barnes made his home with them for several years. She will be sadly missed by one niece, Mary Abell; and seven nephews, Michael and Robert Flaig, David and William Miller, and Roger, James and John Abell.
Funeral services will take place on Saturday, April 26, 2008, at 2 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home in Hillsboro, with Drue Lane officiating. Burial will follow in Sugartree Ridge Cemetery. Friends may call on Saturday from noon to 2 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Sugartree Ridge Church of Christ, 2240 Ohio 136, Hillsboro, OH 45133.
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