Lois Earlene (Miller) Sykes, 86, of Maumee, OH, passed away on November 9, 2017 after suffering from a stroke. She was born in Quinwood, WV on September 19, 1931 to Lloyd and Bertha Ann (Thorton) Miller.
Earlene was living in Maumee, OH to be closer to her niece, Tamera (Craig) Riggs, but her heart remained in Hamilton, OH where she had lived for 56 years. She was a member of Saint Clair's Baptist Church and had been an active member of the ABW Missionary Society. She retired from Butler County Nursing Home as a licensed practical nurse.
Earlene was preceded in death by her husband, John Sykes, brothers, Donald Miller and Ronald Miller, sister, Catherine "Gale" (Miller) Craig and her only daughter Rhonda (Sykes) Bonine. Remembering her with love are her stepmother, Florabell Miller and brothers, Ralph (Jo) Miller, Delmar (Donna) Miller, Jerry (Barbara) Miller and sister Nelda (Charles) Machutas and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Special thanks for the loving care of Visiting Angels, especially angels Faith and Billie. Visitation will be Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 10am with services at 11am at Ivey Funeral Home At Rose Hill Burial Park, 2565 Princeton Rd., Hamilton, OH 45011, with Reverend Dr. Tyrone Choate officiating. In lieu of flowers please consider The Ashley Waugh Benefit Fund at Huntington Bank or mail to 7110 W. Central Ave., Suite A, Toledo, OH 43617.
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