Mrs. Mary Church Miller of West Jefferson died on Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, at Margate Health and Rehab in Jefferson, NC. She was 89.
Mrs. Miller was born on May 28, 1923, in Ashe County to the late Wiley Everette Church and Myrtle Ann McNeill Church.
Mrs. Miller was a homemaker and enjoyed flowers, watching birds, working in the garden, and gospel music.
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, John Tallon Miller; brothers, Charlie Church, James Roy Church, Howard Church, William Church, and Robert Lee Church; and a sister, Vergie Baker.
Funeral services were held on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, at Ashelawn Memorial Chapel by Rev. Russell Sheets and Rev. Jack Miller. Burial followed in Ashelawn Memorial Gardens.
The family received friends at Ashelawn Memorial Chapel.
Mrs. Miller is survived by a son, John Miller Jr. of Rural Hall, son, Warren Miller of West Jefferson; daughter, Mary Francis McGuire of West Jefferson; sister, Lucy Michael of Lenoir; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Flowers were appreciated, or memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
You may send and view condolences to the family through our website www.ashelawn.com. Ashelawn Memorial Chapel & Gardens was entrusted with Mrs. Miller’s arrangements.