Miriam D. Loy

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Miriam D. Loy, 93, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in Lewisburg.

Miriam was born on Aug. 31, 1919 in Covington, Ohio, daughter of the late Charles & Zoe (Wenrick) Detling. She was a graduate of Greenville High School in Greenville, and Miami University in Oxford.She taught English, typing, shorthand and Latin for 17 years at Miamisburg High School in Miamisburg, and Lewisburg-Union High School in Lewisburg. She was the co-owner and operator of the Dari Twist in Lewisburg. She was a member of the Lewisburg United Methodist Church.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Charles Emerson Loy in 2004.

Miriam is survived by her son, Eric Loy of Lewisburg; daughter, Debra Loy of Brookville, Ohio and sister, Myra Gebhart of Lewisburg.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Barnes Funeral Home, 411 N. Commerce Street, Lewisburg, with Rev. David O. Justis officiating. Interment was held in Roselawn Cemetery in Lewisburg.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Brown Memorial Library, P.O. Box 640, Lewisburg, OH 45338. Condolences may be sent to the family via the website at

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Barnes Funeral Homes, Inc.
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Lewisburg, OH 45338
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