Miriam E. ‘Jo’ Metzger, age 88 of Cridersville and formerly of Lima, died Monday,
November 9, 2009 in Otterbein-Cridersville Skilled Nursing. She was born April 13, 1921 in Lima, Ohio. She is the daughter of William H. and Vergie V. VanPelt Haggard. Both parents are deceased. On August 27, 1942 she married Robert W. Metzger, who survives.
Mrs. Metzger was owner of Metzger Accounting in Lima. She was a 1939 graduate of
Lima South High School and a member of the V.F.W. 1275 Auxiliary, Lima.
Survivors include 2 daughters – Sharon Metzger (Steve) Caldwell of Paducah, Kentucky; Bobbi Metzger (Jerry) Gross of Rutherfordton, North Carolina; 4 grandchildren – Danny Cox of Tulsa, OK; Amy Cox (Paul) Downing of Shawnee, Ohio; Jason (Tanja) Gross of North Carolina; Marci Gross (Keith) Reno of North Carolina; and 8 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren.
There are no public services or visitations planned.