Millicent Groves

Millicent GrovesMillicent P. Groves, 88, of Astoria died at 12 p.m. Aug. 26, 2006, at Mason District Hospital in Havana.

She was born Oct. 3, 1917, in Swan Township, Warren County, a daughter of Arthur and Mertie McLaughlin Millard. She married Harold Groves on Sept. 20. 1941, in Kahoka, Mo. He died Sept. 17, 1996.

She also was preceded in death by one brother, Harold Millard; and two sisters, Merle Scott and Bernice Snell.

Surviving are one daughter, Nadine Groves of Astoria; one son, Dwane (and Ruby Neff) of East Galesburg; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was a homemaker.

She was a 1935 graduate of Roseville High School. She was a member of the Astoria Homemakers Extension, Ipava Presbyterian Quilters and Busy Day Club. She also was a 4-H leader in the Astoria area.

Services were held Tuesday at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria with Gary Sheets officiating. Burial was in Astoria Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Astoria Township Cemetery Association.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 8/30/2006

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