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Connie Niles

Connie Lee Niles, 81, of Centerville (formerly of Fairborn), passed away Sunday, February 24, 2019, at Bethany Lutheran Village with her daughters by her side.

She was born September 26, 1937, to Margaret (Shank) and Floyd Rhoades.

She was preceded in death by her her parents, son Mark and daughter-in-law Barbara. Connie is survived by Harry, her husband of 61 years; two daughters Jennifer Hilt (Jim) and Kim Jones (Steve) both of Centerville; three grandsons Josh Niles of Fairborn, Jared Niles of Columbus, and Nick Buckingham of Columbus; and her two sisters Vickie Haines (Jesse) of New Mexico and Bettie Penry (Phil) of Springfield.

Connie's working career included Fairborn Board of Realtors, Fairborn YMCA and Wright State University, where she retired in 1999. Her real passion and role in life was being a mother, grandmother, foster parent/grandparent and helping anyone in need.

Life Celebration Services took place on Friday March 1, 2019. Friends may send a condolence or flowers, plant a tree and share a story or picture about Connie at

In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made in Connie's honor to Bethany Lutheran Village, Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Ave Dayton, Ohio 45420, or the Alzheimer's Association, Miami Valley Chapter, 31 W Whipp Rd, Dayton, Ohio 45459.