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Merlene G Miller

June 21, 1934 ~ February 23, 2017 (age 82)

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February 26, 2017

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Plymouth Circle Community Center
102 S. Lexington
Plymouth, IL 62367

Merlene G. Miller, 82, of Plymouth, IL died at 12:40 pm Thursday February 23, 2017 at Carthage Memorial Hospital in Carthage, IL.


She was born on June 21, 1934 in Golden, IL to Merle and Ruby Loy Johnson. She married Richard L. “Dick” Miller on June 25, 1952 at the First Baptist Church in Plymouth. He survives.


Merlene was a homemaker and was also active in the operation of D&M Earthmoving with her husband Dick. She was a 1952 graduate of Plymouth High School. She attended the Crossing in Macomb and was a member of the Macomb VFW Auxiliary. Merlene was an avid St. Louis Cardinal fan.


Surviving along with her husband Dick are a son, Gary (Annie) Miller of Dallas City, IL, a daughter, Teresa (Bob) Orris of Plymouth, IL; 7 grandchildren, Jeremy (Danielle) Knowles, Justin (Shanna) Orris, Traci (Ryan) VanFleet, Amanda Miller, Ashley (Casey) Cornwell, Andrew (Brooke) Miller and Matthew (Miriam) Miller, 11 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.


She was preceded in death by a son, Chris Miller.


A visitation will be held from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm Sunday February 26, 2017 at the Plymouth Circle Community Center (former Plymouth Methodist Church) in Plymouth. In lieu of flowers her family request that memorial contributions can be made to the Chris Miller Ballpark in Plymouth.


The Hamilton Funeral Home in Augusta, IL is handling arrangements.

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