She was born Sept. 26, 1941, in Rabun County to the late Jesse and Bessie Smith Stancil. She was a seamstress in the textile industry and was a member of Clayton Church of God.
She was preceded in death by: a grandson, Brandon Miller; and three sisters, Sallie Nichols, Mildred Turpin and Hazel Sanders.
Survivors include: her husband, Don Miller of Clayton; two daughters, Kathy Miller of Alto and Brenda Ricaria of Colorado; three sons, Frank Miller of Baldwin, Keith Miller of Turnerville and Donnie Miller of Lavonia; a sister, Grace Bennett of Hiawassee; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and several nephews, nieces and cousins.
Funeral services were held Tuesday at Clayton Church of God with the Revs. Bryan Alexander and Jeff Houston officiating. Burial followed at Turnerville Church of God Cemetery in Hollywood, with the Rev. Jarvis Bennett conducting the graveside service.
Hunter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. An online guestbook is available at www.hunterfuneralhomega.com.
The Clayton Tribune, Nov. 10, 2011