Beryl D. Miller

Published 4:44 pm Monday, April 29, 2013

Beryl Davidson Miller, age 98, passed away quietly April 28, 2013.  043013-Obit_Miller

A lifelong resident of Polk County, she was predeceased by her parents E. C. and Whitney Davidson; her husband of 64 years, Joseph A. Miller; and her sisters, Hazel Hamrick, Imogene Crawford and Kate Williams.

She was a graduate of Green Creek High School, Gardner Webb College and Asheville Normal College with a degree in education.

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Mrs. Miller dedicated her life to serving others and taught first grade at Sunny View Elementary School for 38 years. She also taught Sunday School at Green River Baptist Church for more than 80 years.

She leaves behind a loving son, Barry A. Miller and wife, Harriett; grandchildren, Adrian Miller and wife, Kasey, and Angie Miller; and great-grandchildren Ian Miller, serving in the U.S. Navy, Rachel Miller and Catherine Miller.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 1 at the Green River Baptist Church with Rev. Gary Curtis officiating. The body will be placed in the church 30 minutes prior to the service.

Burial will be held in the Green River Baptist Church cemetery.

A visitation will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. at McFarland Funeral Chapel on Tuesday evening, April 30, 2013.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, 130 Forest Glen Dr. Columbus, NC 28722.

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