Elmer Glade Miller was born in Ashe County on March 1, 1925 to the late Henry Adam and Mazie Jane Barr Miller of Lansing.
Glade was a veteran of the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a Group Leader at Sprague Electric Company for 31 years. He was also a member of the Lansing American Legion and VFW. Glade enjoyed wood working, traveling, hunting, discussing the latest in politics, and meeting his buddies at Hardees for their daily morning laughs.
Mr. Miller was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Clyde Farmer and Ruby Coleman of Fries, Va.; one brother, Worth Miller of Fries, Va.
Mr. Miller is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Fanny Lee Carter Miller of West Jefferson; a son, Allen Glade Miller and wife, Mary Cox Miller, of West Jefferson; two sisters, Pauleen Miller Lynch of West Grove, Pa. and Joan Miller of Galax, Va.; two grandchildren, Scott Allen Miller of Hickory and Mary Allison Shifflett of Crozet, Va.; three great-grandsons, Avery and Andrew Miller, Spencer Shifflett; and a number of nieces and nephews.
The family received Glade’s treasured family and friends Sunday, July 3, from 12 – 2 p.m. at Boone Family Funeral Chapel in West Jefferson. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Burial followed at the West Jefferson City Cemetery. The Rev. Keith Elledge, the Rev. Todd Brewer, and the Rev. Larry Shepherd officiated. Pall bearers were Barry Miller, Tony Miller, Roger Miller, Ronnie Miller, Kenneth Seamster and Guy Seamster; alternates were Frank Ketron and Chris Spivey.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be sent to Gideon’s International at P.O. Box 993 West Jefferson, NC 28694.
You may give the family your condolences at our website www.boonefuneralhome.com.
Boone Family Funeral Home of West Jefferson is in charge of these arrangements.