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Ruby C. Miller, 87, of Shady Valley, TN took up new residence in Heaven on Monday, April 27, 2015 when she passed away at Memorial Hospital, Chattanooga, TN. She was life-long member of Shady Valley Baptist Church and was a former employee of Raytheon Company.
Mrs. Miller was preceded in death by her loving husband, Thomas (T.S.) Miller; parents, Stacy and Ethel Crosswhite; brothers, Preston Crosswhite, and Elmer Crosswhite; sisters, Essie Blevins, and Blanche Stafford, as well as several brother-in-laws and sister-in-laws.
Survivors include her two sons, Jerry Miller and wife, Deb of Signal Mountain, TN, Kenneth Miller and wife Patti of Elizabethton, TN; four grandchildren, Heather Carlton, Plantation, FL, Ashleigh Miller, Murfreesboro, TN, Austin Miller, Chattanooga, TN, and Kenneth Thomas Miller II, Elizabethton, TN; and four great grandchildren; her loving sister and brother, Nola Wright, Bristol, TN, and Glen Crosswhite, Lexington, KY, as well as several special nieces and nephews; and a special sister-in-law, Nell Crosswhite.
Mrs. Miller loved spending time with her family, friends, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She loved her church and church family.
Funeral services were held on Thursday, April 30 at Shady Valley Baptist Church in Shady Valley, TN and conducted by Richard Stout. Special music was provided by the Reverend Nathan Jennings, Deborah McQueen, and Kenneth Blevins. The family received friends from 5 to 7 p.m. and funeral services began at 7 p.m. Graveside services were the following day, Friday, May 1st at 11 a.m. at Gentry Cemetery, Shady Valley, TN. Friends may call the residence of Kenneth at 167 Constitution Avenue, Elizabethton, TN.
Pallbearers included: Bill Stafford, Bill Crosswhite, Keith Miller, Audy Wright, James Blondell, and Raymond Eller.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Ruby Miller’s honor can be made to Shady Valley Baptist Church or Shady Valley Volunteer Fire Department. Hux-Lipford Funeral Home in Mountain City, TN is serving the family.
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