ROBERT HERMAN MILLER, 85, retired Elder (former SIC) who last served at Lawrenceburg UMC, died Saturday, May 30, 2009. A memorial service is scheduled for 3 p.m., Saturday, June 20, at Covington UMC, 419 Washington Street in Covington, Ind., with visitation one-hour prior to service. Survivors include: wife, Marjorie A. Miller, Crestwood Village West, 315 Welcome Way, Boulevard E., Building 6, Room 202D, Indianapolis, IN 46214; daughter, Dot Miller Ward of Indianapolis; son, David Miller of Brownsburg. Memorial contributions can be given to Covington UM Choir, c/o Covington UMC, P.O. Box 222, Covington, IN 47932; Ruth Lilly Hospice of Clarian, 1801 N. Capitol Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46202; St. Vincent Hospice, 2142 West 86th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46260.

ROBERT EUGENE NEWNUM, father of the Rev. Robert Stephen Newnum, General Board of Global Ministries missionary/professor to Brazil (former NIC), died Thursday, May 28, 2009. A memorial service was held Tuesday, June 2 at Bethany UMC in Fort Wayne with the burial scheduled for June 3 in Kingman, Ind. Condolences can be sent to the Rev. Robert Stephen Newnum at