Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN

November 20, 2012

Miriam G. Steele Jeffries


— Miriam G. Steele Jeffries died Monday in Brownsburg. She was 95.

Born May 22, 1917, she was a daughter of the late Onetia (McCormack) and Cecil Steele. In 1938, she married Claude Jeffries of North Salem and moved to Crawfordsville.

While living in Crawfordsville, she worked at the Blaze Robertson State Farm Insurance Agency and the Edward Saylor Real Estate office.

Following retirement, the Steeles moved to Lakeland, Fla., for 20 years before returning to Indiana to be with family.

Survivors include a daughter, Jane; grandsons Michael Runyon and wife Kim of Brownsburg, and John P. Jeffries and wife Penny of Bloomington; a step-grandson, Don and wife Helen of Ballwin, Mo.; and four great-grandchildren, all of Brownsburg.

Preceding her in death were her husband; a son, John Michael; and siblings Jeanette, Darrell, and Howard.

Private graveside services will be at the Jamestown IOOF Cemetery.

Porter Funeral Home in Jamestown is handling arrangements.

Online condolences may be made at www.porterfuneralhome.us.