She was born Aug. 5, 1926, in Meyersdale, Pa., to John and Tillie (Kinsinger) Zook. On Aug. 3, 1957, she married Alvin E. Miller in Goshen. He preceded her in death on Dec. 4, 2005.
Elva was a homemaker, and a member of Milford Chapel.
She is survived by a daughter: Nancy (Floyd) Bontrager, New Paris; three sons: Eldon (Audrey) Miller, Nappanee; Keith Miller and Ken (Sarie) Miller, both of New Paris; 14 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; a sister: Mary Emma (Henry) Brenneman, Grantsville, Md.; a brother: Simon (Verna) Zook, Goshen; and three sisters-in-law: Marie, Donna and Sara Zook.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a grandson: Kevin Miller; a great-granddaughter: Emily Kauffman; and five brothers: Noah, Henry, Bill, Ray and Paul Zook.
Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 22, at Yoder-Culp Funeral and on from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 23, at Salem Mennonite Church. Funeral services will be held at the church at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 23. Burial will follow in Salem Cemetery, New Paris.
Memorial contributions may be made to Water for Life, Haiti or The Master’s Handyman Service.