CRAMERTON - Mildred Betty Garvin Miller, 86, passed away at her residence Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017 with her family by her side. She was born Nov. 19, 1930 in Greenville, W.Va., daughter of the late Betty Mary Fanning Garvin and James Letcher Garvin Sr. Mildred was a graduate of Greenville High School where she was a cheerleader. She was a homemaker and seamstress for her family. Mildred was active in the choir at Gary United Methodist Church, American Legion Auxiliary, bridge club, garden club, and was a member of Gary Country Club where she was an avid golfer (earning a 2 handicap!). She loved baseball, football, and college basketball. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 57 years, Glenn Ray Miller, by her sisters, Elizabeth Pence, Julia Whitlow, Mabel Radomski, Mary Shoda, by her brothers James Garvin, Jr., Emmet Garvin, and by two step-great-great-grandchildren. She is survived by her daughter, Deborah G. Mullins of Cramerton, NC; step-daughter, Glenna Harrison (Walter) of Dayton, OH; brother, Charles Garvin (Dee) of Pensacola, FL; grandson, Nicholas Mullins (Katelyn) of Mount Holly, NC; great-grandson, Lucas Mullins; six step-grandchildren, Ronnie, Kay, David, Kim, Erica and Tiffany; 20 step-great-grandchildren, 27 step-great-great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends on Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, from noon to 2 p.m. at Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home in Peterstown, W.Va. A funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will follow the service at Greenville United Methodist Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gaston Hospice, PO Box 3984, Gastonia, NC 28054 or to Greenville United Methodist Church, Cemetery Fund c/o Hughllyn Wilson, 155 Laurel Creek Rd., Greenville, WV 24945. A special thank you for her caregivers, Shelby Forehand and the wonderful folks at Hospice. Condolence messages and remembrances may be shared with the family at www.McLeanFuneral.com. McLean Funeral Directors of Belmont is serving the family of Mrs. Miller in NC and Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home is serving in Peterstown, WV.
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