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Roxie McMillen

Roxie McMillen, 89, of Frankford died Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 at Country View Nursing Facility in Bowling Green.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday at the First Christian Church in Frankford with the Rev. Gail Aurand and the Rev. Bill Dexheimer officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Frankford.

Roxie was born April 20, 1928 in Louisiana, the daughter of George Lee and Rosa Mae Patrick Ince. She married Lloyd C McMillen Nov. 7, 1948. He preceded her in death Feb. 13, 1993.

Survivors include daughters, Carol Lee Hays and husband, Gary of Perry and Sandy Scherder and husband, John of Frankford; grandchildren, Shannon Brewer and wife, Heather, Frankford, Robby Brewer and wife, Christina of New London; Heather Jones and husband, Jarred of Frankford, Jamie Buckman and husband, Jeff of O’Fallon, Holly (Curtis) Delgman of Frankford and Travis (Tamara) Scherder of Frankford; great-grandchildren Lydia and Addison Brewer, Jonah, Luke, Parker, Andrew and Drake Jones, Payton, Aubrey and Owen Buckman, Wyatt and Bailey Delgman, Sawyer, Blake and Callie Mae Scherder; sister Norma (Dan) Roberts of Silex; in-laws Frankie Ince, Janie Wilson, Bonnie and Herman Schindler; many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brothers Patrick Ince and Floyd Ince, nephew Mike Roberts and niece Brenda Adams Hudson.

Roxie grew up in Louisiana and graduated from Louisiana High School in 1946. Upon her marriage to Lloyd, she moved to Frankford where she lived the rest of her life. She was a member of the First Christian Church in Frankford since April of 1955 where she was a member of the Merry Aides Club. Roxie was also a member of the Haw Creek Club where she held the longest membership; she was a founding member of the Frankford Saddle Club and was a 4-H leader. Roxie enjoyed sewing and attending county music shows. Most of all, Roxie enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Serving as pallbearers will be Roger Colbert, Tim Kurz, Elmo Shaw, Cliff Mahar, Harry Benn and Jim Hansen. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Danny Roberts, Jerry Ince, Dale Cragen and Jesse Lucas.

Memorials may be made to the Frist Christian Church in Frankford or to Pike County Home Health and Hospice.

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