Nora Amelia Miller1

F, b. February 3, 1918, d. May 13, 2015
Father*Michael Miller
Mother*Nellie Thomas b. March 29, 1890, d. January 26, 1982
     Nora Amelia Miller was born on February 3, 1918 in Woodbine, Shelby County, Iowa.2 She was the daughter of Michael Miller and Nellie Thomas. Nora Amelia Miller married Leo James Day, son of John Jeremiah Day and Carrie Frances Walsh, on May 17, 1941 in St. Joseph Church, Jefferson, Greene County, Iowa. Leo's sister Bernadette and Nora's brother Leo were witnesses at the wedding.1,3 Nora Amelia Miller married Francis Day Garrity, son of Thomas Patrick Garrity and Agnes Day, on June 4, 1947 in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. Nora Amelia Miller died on May 13, 2015 in Greene County Medical Center, Jefferson, Greene County, Iowa, at age 97.2 She was buried in St. Joseph Cemetery, Jefferson, Greene County, Iowa.4
     She Nora was known for her many beautiful counted cross stitch pictures she completed over the years, including those she created for the weddings of each of her grandchildren. She loved beautiful things and in her more active years she could always be seen watering her geraniums and flowers in the summertime.

Children of Nora Amelia Miller and Leo James Day

Family: Nora Amelia Miller and Francis Day Garrity

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Last Edited3 Feb 2021


  1. [S251] St. Joseph Catholic Church, Church Records for St. Joseph Catholic Church.
  2. [S600] Unknown author, Obituary Nora Day Garrity.
  3. [S435] Iowa, U.S., Marriage Records, 1880-1951, online
  4. [S214] Find a Grave, online, (accessed 03 February 2021), memorial page for Nora Amelia Miller Garrity (3 Feb 1918–13 May 2015), Find a Grave Memorial no. 146478128, citing Saint Joseph Cemetery, Jefferson, Greene County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Hooked On Family (contributor 47448897).