|Joan E. (Hawk) Miller|
|Thursday, August 22, 2013 12:13 AM|
Sept. 8, 1929-Aug. 20, 2013
Joan E. (Hawk) Miller, 83, of Spencerville, following a lengthy illness, went home to be with her Lord and Savior at 4:25 p.m. Tuesday in the CHP Hospice Center, Van Wert.
She was born Sept. 8, 1929, in Toledo, to AJ Hawk and Faye (Roberts) Hawk.
On June 18, 1949, she was married to Dean W. Miller, who preceded her in death in 2002.
Joan is survived by her daughters, Cheryl (Gregory) Hover of Spencerville and Theresa (Allen) Whittington of Van Wert; her sons, Dana (Donita) Miller of Elida and Philip Miller of Troy; a son-in-law, Ronald Weaver of Troy; a brother, Lee (Beverly) Hawk of Vandalia; a sister, Anita (Richard) Clutter of Pleasant Hill; sister-in-laws, Judy Hawk of West Milton and Sandra Hawk of Henderson, Nevada; grandchildren, Aundrea (Rick) Good, Jeremi (Shelly) Hover, Benjamin (Rachel) Hover, Nandry (Dustin) Smith, Janelle (Jeremy) Ward, Donald (Karinda) Miller, Deanna (Denny) Purdy, Derek (Samantha) Miller, Brett (Melissa) Whittington, Emily Whittington, Kristina (Andrew) Pierce, Melissa (Steven) Price, Hope and Matthew Miller; grandson-in-law, Gabriel Spradlin; stepgrandson, Joshua Weaver; 27 great-grandchildren and six step-great-grandchildren.
Joan was also preceded in death by a son, Steven Dean Miller; a daughter, Martha (Miller) Weaver; granddaughter, Bethany (Stuck) Spradlin; great-grandson, Jordan Spradlin; and brothers, Charles Hawk and Paul Hawk.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home in Spencerville. Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. today and prior to the services.
In lieu of flowers, preferred memorials are to the Community Health Professional Adult Day Care Center and the Community Health Professional In-patient Hospice Center, both of Van Wert.