Nina Williams Miles Gross

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Nina Williams Miles Gross, 91, formerly of Wingate, passed away at 5 a.m. on Monday, April 4, 2022 in Hickory Creek Nursing Home in Greencastle.

Nina was born in Waynetown on Sept. 30, 1930, daughter of the late Clayton and Ruth Springer Williams.

She was first married to Russell Merle Miles on Nov. 12, 1949, and he preceded her in death in 1982. She later married Robert H. Gross on May 4, 1986, and he preceded her in death January 2015.

Nina was a graduate of Waynetown High School. She had formerly worked as a waitress and 20-plus years in Dr. Claude Thompsonís office. She loved being outdoors, mowing their lawn, gardening and mushroom hunting. She enjoyed crocheting ornaments, blankets and afghans, square dancing and collecting unique rocks.

She is survived by a son, Bill (Janet) Miles of Fillmore; two daughters, Rita Jones of West Lafayette and Teresa Miles of Indianapolis; grandchildren Kerry Miles and Kurt (Sara) Miles, both of Fillmore, Kristie (Tony) Bumgardner of Greencastle, Kimberly (Jeff) Cunningham of Cloverdale, Ashley (Matt) Hill of West Lafayette, and Miles Parsons and Andrew Parsons, both of Indianapolis; and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, both husbands and son-in-law Stan Jones.

Ninaís family would like to extend a bit thank you to the staff at Hickory Creek for the excellent care given Nina.

Visitation will take place on Thursday, April 7 at Family and Friends Funeral Home of Wingate, with graveside services following in Waynetown Masonic Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be directed to Alzheimerís Research Foundation or American Cancer Society.

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