Geraldine “Gerry” Miller

ADRIAN — Geraldine “Gerry” L. Miller, 92, of Adrian, formerly of Blissfield, passed away Monday, December 31, 2012, at Lynwood Manor.

Born January 14, 1920, in Addison, Michigan, she was the oldest child of Leo and Mary (Fuller) Smith.  She was a graduate of Blissfield High School.

Locally, Gerry was well known from working at the UAW, the American Legion in Hudson and Adrian, and the Barley House. She was also a daily customer at Morning Fresh Bakery in Adrian where she enjoyed visiting with other regulars. Gerry was a life member of the Blissfield American Legion Auxiliary.

Gerry is survived by her children, Shirley (Cletus) LaFollette of Atlanta, MI and Richard “Dick” Miller of Hernando, MS; six  grandchildren: Cheri LaFollette of Blissfield; Nancy (Robert) Hejl of Sylvania; Bret (Peggy) LaFollette of  Blissfield; Kim (Link) Geren of Ankeny, IA; Stephanie (Jim) Shoemaker of Oak Park, CA; and Amy (Rob) Henning of Blissfield; ten great grandchildren: Tyler Hejl of Ashville, NC; Jesse Hejl of Bowling Green, OH; Bailey Hejl of Sylvania, OH; Alex and Landon Geren of Ankeny IA; Brooke, Lauren and Kyle Henning of Blissfield; Shelby Baney of Blissfield; and Ashlee Proffit of Weston.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother Donald Smith and sister, Helen Woerner.

Funeral services were held Friday, January 4, 2013, at Wagley Funeral Home in Adrian. Online condolences are welcome at