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Subject: Re: Odenia Miller
Author: rcj137
Date: Monday, May 16, 2016
Classification: Query

ROWE, ODENIA F. MILLER Born May 18, 1921 in Vilas, North Carolina passed away on February 10, 2008, at the San Diego Hospice in California .

Odenia was preceded in death by her husband Howard Charles Rowe; brother J. V. Miller; sisters Betty Jo Hixson and Mary Jeanette Kovach, and nephew Jimmy Kovach.

She is survived by her four children, Suzanne Mizer, Chuck Rowe, Rick Rowe and Dena Lynn Brock; grandchildren, Lisa Rowe, Tonya Rowe, Daleena Place and Brandon Brock; sons-in-law, John Mizer and Chuck Brock; daughter-in-law Betty Bishop; sister Ruth Allred; sister-in-law June Miller; brothers-in-law Earnest Rowe and Dick Hixon; many nieces and nephews and her loving caretaker Aurora Guzman.

Odenia grew up in North Carolina and graduated from Cove Creek High School. She then moved to California and attended Santa Maria College and earned her BA from San Jose State College. She taught home economics in California, Civics on the island of Guam and 5th grade in the Philippines. She was an honorary lifetime member of the PTA for her service on the boards for Woodrow Wilson and Hoover High schools. She was aboard member of the Northeastern Little League Association of San Diego and a member of Kensington Community Church.

Memorial Service and Celebration of her life will be held on Valentine's Day, February 14, 2008, at Greenwood Memorial Park and Mortuary at 10 :00 a.m. Viewing will be 4 to 8 p.m., February 13, 2008. Condolences maybe sent to the home at 4338 North Talmadge Drive San Diego, CA 92116. Donation may be made to San Diego Hospice in Odenia's memory.Please sign the guest book at

Published in The San Diego Union Tribune on Feb. 13, 2008