Bessie E. (Miller) Winans age 84 of Canton, Ohio passed away Friday morning in the Altercare of Navarre following an extended illness. Born in Canton on May 24, 1920 she was the daughter of the late, Hobart and Bessie Paxton. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Alvin E. Miller.
Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law, Melvin and Martha Miller of Canton, Alvin "Jack" and Sheila Miller of Waukegan, IL., Gary and Jackie Miller of Canton. Three daughters and sons-in-law, Nancy and Chuck Long of Canton, Laura and Mike Keller of Canal Fulton and Paula and Rick Gustaitis of Canton. Her sister, Ruth King of Massillon and brother, Hubert Paxton of Massachusetts. There are 16 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren.
Memorial services will be conducted Wednesday December 1, 2004 at 1 p.m. in the Reed Funeral home with Clint Miller to officiate. The family will receive friends one hour before services on Wednesday from 12-1 p.m. Following the services her cremains will be buried in Forest Hill Cemetery.