Obituaries

MABEL TUCKER MILLER -

Mrs. Mabel Tucker Miller, age 71, of West Jefferson, died Thursday morning, December 1, 2011 at Ashe Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were held on Sunday, December 4, 2011 at 3:00pm at Boone Family Funeral Home with Rev. Bill Manley officiating. Burial followed in the Bethany Community Cemetery. The family received friends from 1:30-3:00pm on Sunday, December 4, 2011 at Boone Family Funeral Home.

Mrs. Miller was born in Ashe County on Wednesday, May 1, 1940 to the late Rev. Frank Tucker and Edith Roland Tucker.

She was also preceded in death by a son, Jody Shatley; one brother, James Taylor; and one sister, Betty Jones.

She is survived by her husband, Steve Miller; one son, Keith Shatley and wife Mona of Mountain City, TN; two step-sons, Eric Miller and wife Angie of Butler, TN and Aaron Miller of Maiden, NC; one daughter, Debra Shatley of Mountain City, TNí one step-daughter, Renea Canipe and husband Dwayne of Maiden, NCí two brothers, Larry Tucker and wife Kathy of Danville, VA, and Max Tucker of Baltimore, MA; two sisters, Nancy McNeil and husband Butch of West Jefferson, and Patsy Troell and husband Ed of Fairfax, VA; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild on the way; and several nieces and nephews also survive.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Baldwin Community Church, 693 Grant Houck Rd., Todd, NC 28684.

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.