Miriam Elizabeth Vought


Miriam Elizabeth Vought, 94, of 466 S. Market St., Elysburg, passed away at 1:45 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, at Graysonview Assisted Living, Selinsgrove.

She was born Jan. 21, 1924, in Coal Township, a daughter of the late Piercon and Mary M. (Slater) Derrick. On April 9, 1942, in Alexandria, Va., she married Marion Francis Vought who preceded her in death on April 8, 1977.

Miriam was a 1942 graduate of Coal Township High School.
She was a mother and homemaker, and had sold tickets at Knoeble's during the summer months.
Miriam was an active member of Elysburg United Methodist Church, where she was a Sunday school teacher. She was a Girl Scout leader and a member of the Order of Eastern Star.
She is survived by two daughters, Susan Vought Stone and husband Joe, and Barbara Griffiths and husband William, all of Elysburg; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, William E. Vought; two daughters, Mary Lou Shiffer and Martha Pehowic; two grandchildren, Brian Vought and Courtney Pehowic; and one sister, Martha Boyer.

A visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at Elysburg United Methodist Church, Center Street, Elysburg, followed by the funeral at 11, with the Rev. Michelle Beissel officiating.
Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery.
Memorial donations in Miriam's memory may be made to the Elysburg Food Pantry, c/o Elysburg United Methodist Church, Center Street, Elysburg, PA 17824.

Arrangments are by Farrow Funeral Directors, Shamokin.
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