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Marianne (Bessire) Miller, 95, Nashville

Marianne Ruth (Bessire) Miller, 95, Nashville, passed away Sept. 25, 2012, in Nashville.

She was born July 25, 1917, in Nashville to Dale and Ruth (Sayer) Bessire. She was a graduate of Nashville High School and Indiana University.

Marianne was a homemaker and helped with the family business at Miller’s Drug Store in Nashville. She was a member of Nashville United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, Brown County Historical Society and the Republican Party.

A funeral service will be conducted Saturday, Sept. 29 at 3 p.m. at Nashville United Methodist Church, 36 S. Jefferson St., Nashville, with Revs. Fred and Peggy Haywood officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery. The family will receive visitors at the church Saturday from 1-3 p.m.

Survivors include daughters, Elizabeth Anne “Susie” Roush and Marilyn Ruth Rudd, both of Nashville; sons, John Maurice Miller (Marlyn) of Cary, N.C., and Stephen Vance Miller (Anne) of Nashville; grandchildren, Sandy (Dave) Freshour, Greg (Angela) Miller, Sara Jane Miller, Ryan Miller, Kevin (Kristi) Roush, Craig (Tina) Roush, Jill Miller, Jeff Miller, Aaron (Hai) Rudd, and Andrew Rudd; great-grandchildren, Graham (Davida) Freshour, Mara (Jacob) Redmond, Tanner Freshour, Griffin and Rory Miller, Katie, Gracie, & Molly Balcerak, Zachary, Austin, and Elizabeth Roush, Elijah, Adelyn and Ava Roush, Hannah and Noah Weinrich, Maia and Elio Miller;and one great-great-grandson, John Rudd.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Maurice "Pods" Miller on July 19, 2001; brothers, Phillip and William Bessire; son-in-law, John Rudd; an infant granddaughter, Margaret Ann Miller; and great-granddaughters, Morgan Ann Freshour and Whitney Leigh Freshour.

Memorial contributions can be made to Nashville United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 518, Nashville, IN 47448; Brown County Historical Society, P.O. Box 668, Nashville, IN 47448; or Hospice of South Central Indiana, 2626 E. 17th St., Columbus, IN 47201.

Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.bondmitchellfuneralhome.com.

Bond-Mitchell Funeral Home was entrusted with the arrangements.

 

 

 

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  • August 29
    Watermelon fundraiser on Village Green
    1 to 4 p.m. Village Green, Main and Jefferson streets
  • August 30
    Golf scramble to benefit BCHS athletics set
    1 p.m. Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • August 30
    Mission trip presentation at Fruitdale church
    2 p.m. Midway Church,
  • September 3
    WRAPS
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 3
    Future of rural places subject of talk
    5:30 p.m. Brown County Inn, 51 State Road 46 East
  • September 5
    BCHS class of 2005 reunion slated
    3 to 6 p.m., 8 p.m. Deer Run Park; Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • September 6
    Read to dogs at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 8
    Peaceful Valley Heritage meeting
    6:30 p.m. BCCF, 209 S. Van Buren St.
  • September 8
    Retired teachers
    noon Hotel Nashville, 245 N. Jefferson St.
  • September 9
    Nashville Town Council
    6 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • September 12
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • September 18
    BucCornEar Festival fundraiser returns
    4 to 8 p.m. JTFD, 4831 Helmsburg Road, Helmsburg
  • September 18
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    7:30 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 19
    BucCornEar Festival fundraiser returns
    8 a.m. to 8 p.m. JTFD, 4831 Helmsburg Road, Helmsburg
  • September 19
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    6 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 20
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    2 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 28
    American history DVD to play at library
    1 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • October 4
    Read to a dog at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane