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Rosemary Ardith Miller-White, age 90, formerly of Fenwick and Greenville, went to be with her Lord on Wednesday morning, December 12, 2012 from Twin Oaks of Gowen. The daughter of Stanton F. & Addie (Munsell) March, she was born on April 14, 1922 in Clare.

From 1957 to 1970, Rosemary co-owned Miller’s Coffee Shop in Greenville and in retirement enjoyed spending the winter months in Florida. For many years she was a faithful member of the Greenville Church of Nazarene and in later years belonged to Beth Haven Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three sons, Ronald Wagner, Arnold Wagner, and Eugene Miller; her first husband, John Wagner on March 15, 1952; her second husband, Charles O. Miller on December 27, 1999; and her third husband, Melbert C. White on April 16, 2002.

Surviving are her children, Marilyn Humphrey & Dan Lawrence of Greenville; Geraldine Wagner of Ionia, Warren & Tina Wagner of Belding, Gordon & Terri Wagner of Greenville, Kenneth & Jami Wagner of Arkansas, Marjorie Anderson of Ludington, Teresa & John Chenoweth of Lakeview; and Stanley Miller of Grand Rapids. Rosemary leaves a long legacy with over 100 grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Visitation is on Friday from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at Christiansen Cremation & Funeral Care, 511 S. Franklin Street, Greenville, where envelopes for memorial contributions to Ionia Area Hospice will be available. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at Beth Haven Baptist Church, 1158 W. Carson City Road (M-57), Sheridan, with the Rev. Kevin Crowell officiating.

A luncheon will follow and burial will take place privately at Hillside Cemetery near Entrican. To send a message of sympathy to the family, sign Rosemary’s online guest book, or to share a favorite memory, please visit:


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  1. Anonymous on December 12, 2012 at 12:00 am


    12/15/2012 –

    Lorraine & Fred McLeod

    Deepest sympathy, may all the good memories help you thru this difficult time. Rosemary will be greatly missed by all that knew her.
    Fred & Lorraine McLeod

    12/13/2012 –

    Terry Brown

    12/12/2012 –

    David and Lorri McGowan

    Dear Gordon and Teri and Wagner Family,

    We were blessed to be “pew” members with your Mother at Beth Haven and will never forget her loving, kind ways.
    She has left a wonderful testimony in all of her family and friends. Our prayers are lifted for you all.

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