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Johnnie Lowella (Rains) Miller

June 29, 1946 ~ May 1, 2022 (age 75)

Obituary

Johnnie Lowella Miller, 75, Macy, passed away on Sunday, May 1, 2022, at her daughter’s residence in O’Fallon, Missouri.

Born June 29, 1946, in Peru, Indiana, she was the daughter of Emerson Lowell and Viola Mae Case Rains.  On April 24, 1964, at the Peru Church of the Nazarene, she was married to Gilford E. Miller, Sr., and he preceded her in death on October 31, 2018.  

Johnnie graduated from Peru High School and was a homemaker.  She and her husband farmed together in the rural Macy, Indiana, area, where they raised their two children.  She loved caring for her family, collecting pig figurines and raising baby piggies, along with playing cards and working on puzzles.  

She is survived by two children, Lowella (Tom) Wasson, O’Fallon, Mo., and Gilford E. Miller, Jr., Macy and his companion Andrea Vallo;  six grandchildren, Justin (Stephany) Sherman, Wingo, KY; Megan (Travis) Chisholm, Warrenton, MO; Nicholas (Nichelle) Sherman, North Manchester; Alicia Miller, (fiancé, Cory Shumaker), Auburn; Gregg (Megan) Miller, Macy; and Garrett Miller, Kentucky; and four great-grandchildren, Abraham Sherman, Gunner Miller, and Grayson and Paisley Miller.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband. 

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 7, 2022, at McClain Funeral Home, Denver, Indiana, with Pastor Kevin Palmer officiating. Burial will follow in Deedsville IOOF Cemetery, Deedsville.  

Visitation will be from 1-3:00 p.m. on Saturday, at the funeral home.

McClain Funeral Home, Denver, Indiana, has been entrusted with arrangements.  Condolences may be sent online at www.McClainFH.com.

 

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
May 7, 2022

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
McClain Funeral Home
3500 W State Rd. 16, Post Office Box 248
Denver, IN 46926

Funeral Service
Saturday
May 7, 2022

3:00 PM
McClain Funeral Home
3500 W State Rd. 16, Post Office Box 248
Denver, IN 46926

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