Dawn B. Miller

Dawn B. Miller, 77, of Troy, passed away Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, at the Sayre Healthcare Center.

Born April 12, 1939, in Canton, Dawn was the only daughter of the late Marletta (Rhodes) and James Ardell Bassett. She graduated from Canton High School with the class of 1957.

Dawn enjoyed her work as a caregiver for the elderly and at Martha Lloyd Community Services in Troy. An outgoing, strong-willed person, Dawn told it as she saw it and usually got what she wanted. She also often was a person to give help to someone in need. Dawn loved children. She was an avid horsewoman from an early age and cared about the welfare of all animals.

Surviving are her four children, Leslie (Bill) Ellsworth, of Troy, Kevin (Brenda) Hicks, of Columbia Cross Roads, William (Treena) Miller, of Durell and Michael (Candyce) Hicks, of Oneonta, Ala.; 11 grandchildren, Robert and Gerald Hicks, John W. Dowling, Cynthia Collins, Sadie and Brooke Miller, Kevin “J.R.”, Sheena and Angela Hicks, Lisa and Kahleen Hicks; 12 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Garry Bassett, of Muncy; many stepgrandchildren; stepgreat-grandchildren; and nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was predeceased by a daughter, Cathy; a son, Gregory; and two brothers, Larry Bassett and Mike Bassett.

Calling hours are 10-11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 14 at Pepper Funeral Home, 578 Springbrook Drive, Canton. Pastor Dylan Pepper will officiate the funeral and committal services at 11 a.m., followed by burial in Grover Cemetery.

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