Gladys Ingram was born on a farm a few miles southeast of Dana, [and] she and her sister Kate, knew the areas most famous native, Ernie Pyle.
She attended Indiana State Normal School, now Indiana State University, in Terre Haute in 1921. She gained experience as a law clerk with Forest Ingram in Rockville and taught Latin in Green County before coming to Lowell in 1926. She taught Latin in English at Lowell High School for five years before her marriage to Arthur Albert Miller on October 30, 1932.
They settled on his farm, about five miles east of Lowell on State Road 2, and had three sons, Dale, Randall and Sherrill.
Arthur Miller died in 1939, and Gladys Miller continued her teaching career in southern Indiana, near her parents' home in Clinton. She loved crossword puzzles and reading when her eyesight was better, and is a wonderful cook, continuing to fix her own breakfast in her private apartment in Oak Grove.
"She is in good health and would welcome cards and phone calls in celebration of her momentous birthday," said Miller's niece, Ellen Miller Bowers of Columbus, Ohio. She can be reached at: Room 230, Oak Grove Christian Retirement Village, 221 West Division Road, DeMotte, IN 46310, (219) 987- 3140.
Family and friends are invited to join Miller in a celebration of her 100th birthday at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 27, at Oak Grove.
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