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Elizabeth “Beth” Hooper Miller

May 15, 1928 ~ May 1, 2021 (age 92)


Elizabeth “Beth” Hooper Miller, 92, of Wake Forest, NC (formerly of Wooster, OH) passed away peacefully on May 1, 2021. 

A private family burial will be held at Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman, Ohio at a future date.

Beth was born in St. Paul, Minnesota on May 15, 1928 and graduated from Macalester College in St. Paul in 1950.  She taught school in Jackson, MN, was Field Director for the Cincinnati Council of Camp Fire Girls, Y-Teen Program Director for the Norwood, OH Y.W.C.A., and Secretary to the Registrar at the College of Wooster.  Before retiring in 1995, she was a Library Technician for 22 years at the Wooster High School Library.

She was a member of the Wooster United Methodist Church for 63 years where she taught Sunday School, was active in The English Club, and Happy Girls Bridge group. Volunteer activities included the Girls Scouts where she was a leader and trainer, People to People, the Ohio Reads Program, the United Methodist Women’s group, and the Esther Circle.

She enjoyed reading, knitting, camping, traveling, bird watching, gardening, and exercising.

Survived are her children Linda (Bob) Shrake of Wake Forest, NC, Bruce (Elizabeth) Miller of Cincinnati, OH and grandchildren, Bryce (Kimberlee) Shrake, Cassie, Clarke, and Griffin Miller.  She is also survived by nieces and nephews in MN.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard “Dick” Miller of 55 years, her parents, Wilhelmine and William Hooper, brothers Charles Hooper and Frederick Hooper.

Memorial contributions may be made to the United Methodist Church Women’s Scholarship Fund, 243 North Market Street, Wooster, OH 44691 or to People to People Ministries, 454 East Bowman Street, Wooster, OH 44961.

Arrangements by Clancy Strickland Wheeler Funeral Home. Wake Forest, NC.(919)556-7400


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