Eva Secrist Himes, 104 years old, formerly of Millerstown, passed away Sunday, September 21, 2014 at the Kin Kora Pythian Home in Duncannon. She was born August 21, 1910 in Thompsontown to William and Mary Edith (Dunn) Rowe. She was a member of the Millerstown United Methodist Church where she had taught Sunday School and she loved gardening.
Eva was the widow of Howard I. Secrist, owner of the former Secrist Mill and Fuel Oil in Millerstown and is survived by her daughters, D. Joan Stambaugh of Elliottsburg and Chloe "Billie" Powell of Ickesburg; 4 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and 12 great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her brother, Charles Rowe; grandson, Howard Stambaugh and great granddaughter, Jill Powell.
Services will be private at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions in memory of Eva to Faith United Church, PO Box 248, Ickesburg, Pa. 17037.
Arrangements by the David Myers Funeral Home, Newport.