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Nancy E. Miller, 100, Campbellsville, KY (1916-2016)

She was a retired law librarian with Ohio State University and had been offered a position with Harvard School of Law but declined due to their requirement of mandatory retirement at age 70. Ohio State University later required her to take retirement at age 70, much to her chagrin. She was an avid reader and donated her books to the Campbellsville University Library and Taylor County Public Library.

Nancy Miller died at 11:29amET, Tuesday, September 27, 2016 in Campbellsville, KY. She was 100 years old.

A graveside memorial service will be held at 1pmET, Saturday, October 1, 2016 at Brookside Cemetery in Campbellsville, officiated by Dr. Neil Salvaterra.

Nancy E. Miller of Campbellsville, daughter of the late I. L. Miller and Mallie Graham Miller, was born September 17, 1916, in Taylor County, Kentucky. She died at 11:29 A.M., Tuesday, September 27, 2016 in Campbellsville, at the age of 100.

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of First United Methodist Church. She had received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English Literature from the University of Kentucky in 1938, a Bachelor Degree of Library Science from the University of Illinois in 1942 and a Master's Degree in Library Science from the University of Illinois in 1947.

She was a retired law librarian with Ohio State University and had been offered a position with Harvard School of Law but declined due to their requirement of mandatory retirement at age 70. Ohio State University later required her to take retirement at age 70, much to her chagrin.

She was an avid reader and donated her books to the Campbellsville University Library and Taylor County Public Library.

She and her cousin, Adeline Miller, had traced the family genealogy back to Sarah Crowe arriving as an indentured servant in Philadelphia.

She is survived by
  • One niece, Maude Miller and husband, Brian Williams of
  • Ft. Thomas, Kentucky;
  • One nephew, Michael Miller and wife, Paula of Jackson, Kentucky;
  • Three great-nephews: Dr. Michael Douglas Miller, II of Oakland, California, Major Grant H. Hill and wife, Ileanna of Ft. Hood, Texas and Major Andrew Hill and wife, Kristine of Ft. Lewis, Washington;
  • One great-niece, Meadow Williams;
  • Three great-great-nieces: Hadley, Harper and Eleanora; one cousin, Adeline Miller of Campbellsville
  • Many other friends
She was also preceded in death by a brother, I. K. Miller.

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at parrottramsey.com.


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