Amanda Jane Miller

Amanda Jane Miller, 92 of rural Arcola, IL passed away at 3:36 P.M. on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at her residence.

Funeral services will be held at 9:00 A.M. on Sunday, May 9, 2021 at the William Otto residence, 330 E. CR 100 N., Arcola, IL.  Bishop David Otto will officiate.  Burial will be in the Miller Cemetery.  Visitation will be held anytime after 1:00 P.M. on Friday, May 7, 2021 and anytime after 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, May 8, 2021 at the William Otto residence.  The Edwards Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.

Amanda was born on January 5, 1929 in Plain City, OH.  She was a daughter of Menno E. and Emma E. (Beachy) Hershberger.  She married Elmer S. Miller on December 5, 1950 in Arcola, IL.  He passed away on December 30, 2012.

Amanda is survived by five daughters, Emma Jo Gingerich and her husband Leroy of Sullivan, IL, Carolyn Gingerich and her husband Seranus, Tillie Gingerich and her husband Marlin, Clara Mae Kaufman and her husband Jerry and Katheryn Otto and her husband William all of Arcola, IL; one son, Kenneth Miller and his wife Dorothy of Arthur, IL; daughter-in-law, Margaret Miller of Arcola, IL; 47 grandchildren; 149 great-grandchildren; 7 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Elmer S. Miller; two sons, Samuel Miller and Enos Miller; four grandchildren, Eli Eugene Gingerich, Wilbur Gingerich, Treva Gingerich and a still born; two great-granddaughters, Cynthia Ann Yoder and Carly Joy Otto; two sisters; three brothers.

Amanda was a member of the Old Order Amish Church.

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