Thelma Marie Miller

August 26, 1921March 4, 2018

Thelma Napier Miller, 96, passed from this life to her heavenly home at 2:40 pm, Sunday, March 4, 2018. Thelma was born in Manchester, KY, on August 26, 1921, to Keenis and Belle C. Napier. She was 4th from the oldest of 8 siblings, all deceased but two. She married Harold Miller (D.) in 1940 in Lima. They had 2 children, Jack Miller (D.) and Carol Nichols of Elida.

She was a wonderful mother, grandmother, and wife. Thelma loved children so she did a lot of babysitting with grandkids and great-grandkids. Thelma worked most of her life at Miller’s Body Shop, Miller’s Used Cars, and Miller’s Sporting Goods. She also worked a few years at Bluffton Molded Plastics. Thelmas is survived by Jack’s (D.) children Todd, Kim (D.) Angela, Matthew and their children, Carol and Don Nichols children Donna, Dean, and Jack and their children. Thelma is also survived by her sister Kate Yukawa and an adopted daughter, Doris Altman.

Services for Thelma will be at 11:00 am, Saturday, March 17, 2018 at Faith Baptist Church, 4750 East Rd, Elida, OH 45807. Public visitation will be held from 9-11 am at Faith Baptist Church prior to the service. Burial will be at Cairo East Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Faith Baptist Church. Condolences may be expressed online at


  • Calling Hours Saturday, March 17, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, March 17, 2018

Thelma Marie Miller

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