Virden-Edith “Edie” Miller, 73, of Virden, IL passed away at 8:50 P.M. Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at Sunrise Manor, Virden, IL.
Edie was born on July 24, 1941 in Brooklyn, New York a daughter to George & Josephine (Testagrose) Mesco.
Edie enjoyed a long run on Springfield’s WMAY, as well as a brief stint at WTAX, as part of “One-Eyed Jack and Eye Team”. With the exception of rare guest appearances, she retired from radio on February 3, 2003.
Surviving Edie is her chosen family: Cookie and Al Sowinski of New York, Donald “One-Eye” Jackson of Springfield, IL, Peter and Gail Passaretti of California, Jessie Bumpus of Virden, IL, Brian Miller of Springfield, IL, Sam Spradlin of Springfield, IL, Computer Dave Matrisch of Auburn, IL, Josh Baietto of Springfield, IL, Arlene Joyce of Florida, Angela Hecke of North Carolina, Shar Dolen of Springfield, IL, Dale Patterson of Springfield, IL. Also her daughter, Rhea Miller, grandson, Steven Miller & granddaughter, Abigail Miller-Nix all from Thayer, IL and her wonderful Schnauzer, Cosmo and a her cat, Grace. Preceding Edith in death were her parents and a daughter, Yevette Miller.
A Celebration of Life Gathering will be from 1:30 – 2:30 P.M. Sunday, June 28, 2015 at the Calvert & Ferry Funeral Home, Virden, IL. Cremation rites have been accorded by Calvert & Ferry Funeral Home. To leave a comment for the family, please visit: www.calvert-ferryfuneralhomes.com