Jacqueline Miller

Jacqueline (Jackie) Manning Miller, left this world to be with our Lord peacefully surrounded by her love ones, at her home, on Sept. 1, 2018, at 1:32 p.m.

Jackie was born in Wabash on June 26, 1928, to Franklin Samuel Manning and Lulu (Lou) Marie Henry.  At the age of 8, her parents passed away and she was raised by her aunt and uncle Golda (Henry) and Arthur Reno. 

Jackie graduated from Wabash High School in 1946.  She married Rupert J. Miller on June 28, 1946.  He preceded her in death on February 1, 2010. 

Jackie retired from Diehl Machines after 30 years of service as a receptionist.  Jackie was a member of the Church of Christ and was a past member of the Wabash County Genealogical Society.  Jackie enjoyed making quilts.  She made many for her family.

Jackie had four children, Rupert A. (Sharon) Miller, Sr., Cambridge City, Lorraine (Lori) K. Campbell, Wabash, Randall (Randy) L. (Jan) Miller, Sr. LaFontaine, and Renee G. (Larry, Sr.) Long, Wabash; grandchildren, Rupert A. (Nancy) Miller, Jr. Longview, Texas, Rachelle A. Hamilton, West Lafayette, Michael Lee (Michelle) Campbell, Jr., Wabash, Scott B. Campbell, LaFontaine, Randy L. (Gina Kay) Miller, Jr., LaFontaine, Cameron G. (Gina Marie) Miller, Minooka, IL., Travis S. (Christy) Miller, Middlebury, IN., Joseph (Joe) (Jessica) Miller, Amarillo, TX., Sheri Ann (Greg) Darling, Tecumseh, MI., Sandi (Tom) Butler, Lizella, GA., Kimberley A. (Devery) Winterrowd, North Manchester, Larry (Mary) Long, Jr., Wabash;  nieces, Karen Specht, Winter Haven, Fla., and Cheryl (Charlie) Goodpastor, Lagro; nephews, William (Billy) (Rosemary) Roberts, Huntington, Lane Roberts, Lagro, and Lance Roberts, Lagro; 33 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. 

Jackie is preceded in death by her husband, parents and her brothers, Marvin Galen Manning and Francis Earl Manning; her sisters, Madge Marie Manning and Annabelle (Ann) Manning Roberts; brother-in-law William E. (Max) Roberts; grandson, Scott Smith, and great-granddaughter, Allisandra Gates; nephew, Greg Roberts.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, at McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Ave., Wabash, with Pastor Zack Working officiating. Burial will follow immediately at Falls Cemetery, Wabash.  Visitation for family and friends will be from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials are to the Wabash Parkview Hospice.

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Posted on 2018 Sep 04