Onalie J. Jones Austin “beloved mother and grandmother”
SHINGLEHOUSE, Pa.---Onalie J. Jones Austin, 87, of Shinglehouse, formerly of Eldred, passed away on Sunday, August 9, 2020, in Bradford Manor, Bradford, after a long illness.
Born on Saturday, December 19, 1932, in Port Allegany, she was a daughter of Joseph and Ruth A. Jandrew Miller. She was married to LaVern Jones, who predeceased her. On January 6, 2000 in Shinglehouse, she married Morris H. Austin, who passed away on April 8, 2011.
Onalie was a former member of the Eldred REACT CB Club. She enjoyed doing jigsaw puzzles, collecting stuffed animals, and bird watchng.
Surviving are four grandsons, Matt (Elizabeth) Miller of Rixford, Alex (Jessica Harvey) Miller and Justin Miller, both of Shinglehouse, and Joe (Julie) Miller of Fairborn, Ohio; several great-grandchildren, including Jameson Emery Miller; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husbands, Onalie was predeceased by her son, Bruce Miller, who passed away on December 31, 2019; six sisters, Mildred J. Bryant, Edna Reynolds, Esther James, Bonnie Miller, Marion McDermit, and Rosalie; and four brothers, Douglas Miller, Joseph Miller, Jr., Fred “Sonny” Miller, and Gordon Miller.
Family and friends may call from 11am to 12 noon on Wednesday, August 12, 2020, at the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, 118 South Union Street, Shinglehouse, where a time of remembrance will follow at noon. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Shinglehouse.
Onalie entrusted her care to Kevin J. Dusenbury, funeral director/owner of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse.
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