Ruth Miller, 100

Ruth Miller, a lifetime resident of Wabash, passed away at 9:53 p.m. on Monday, May 12, at Wabash County Hospital. She is now rejoicing in Heaven with those who went before her.  She was born to the late Ollis N. and Ermma (White) Miller on Jan. 17, 1914 in Wabash County. 

Ruth was a 1932 graduate from Urbana High School. Ruth was known as a prayer warrior and she prayed often for her family and friends. Her prayers will be missed by many. Ruth attended Gods Bible School in Cincinnati, Ohio, where she received her diploma in Missionary Training. Ruth was a member of the Wabash North Wesleyan, where she served on the board. She also served as Missionary Treasurer and taught Sunday school for many years. She was a great caregiver to her stepmother and later to her dad. She worked at the Cyclone in Urbana for several years and she did general cleaning for others as well.

Ruth was preceded in death by two brothers and a sister. She is survived by three nieces, Virginia Ruth Smithers, Lagro, Sharon (David) Pickett, Marion, and Mary Ann Hunsucker, LaFontaine.

Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 17, at McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, with Pastor Joe Kelly officiating. Burial will follow in the Huff Cemetery in Wabash County.

Visitation for family and friends will be from 1-2 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials are directed to Wabash North Wesleyan Church or the charity of your choice. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

The family would like to thank, Tina, Amy and Dolly from Premier Health Care. Thanks for taking wonderful care of Ruth while she remained at home. Also thanks to Sandy Martin who did a wonderful job keeping Ruth’s house clean. Ruth thought so much of all of you.

To the staff at Wabash County Hospital who took good care of Ruth for the last two weeks of her life, thanks so much.

Posted on 2014 May 14