Mrs. Fanny Lee Carter Miller, 91, of West Jefferson, N.C., went to her eternal homecoming in heaven on Friday, July 5, 2019 surrounded by family at her home.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at Boone Family Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ken Morris officiating. Burial followed in the West Jefferson City Cemetery.
The family received friends from 12 p.m. — 2 p.m. on Tuesday, two hours prior to the funeral service.
Fanny Lee was born February 24, 1928 to Gaither William Carter and Martha Malinda Darnell Carter. She was a member of the Greater Vision Community Church. Fanny Lee worked over 40 years at Parker Tie and thought of the Woodie family as her own. She enjoyed reading and studying the Bible, gardening, crocheting, quilting and spending time with her family and especially her great-grandsons who called her “G.G.” She will be missed by all that knew her.
Fanny Lee is survived by a son, Allen Glade Miller and wife, Mary; a brother, Joel A. Carter, of Clinton, TN; two sisters-in-law, Pauline Carter, of Hays and Joann Miller, of Galax, VA; a grandson, Scott Allen Miller and wife, April; a granddaughter, Mary Allison Shifflett; three great-grandsons, who were the apple of her eye, Avery and Andrew Miller and Spencer Shifflett; five nieces, Karen Otten of Atlanta, GA, Debbie Collins of Clemmons, NC, Judy Ketron of Kingsport, TN, Lori Collazo, of Clinton, TN and Linda Seamster, of Boone, NC ;and several cousins.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Elmer Glade Miller; her parents; grandparents; a sister, Mary Lean Carter Severt; and a brother, Jerry Dean Carter. Our loss is Heaven’s gain.
Family requests in lieu of flowers, please make donations to Gideon’s International, PO Box 993, West Jefferson, NC 28694 or Medi Home Hospice, PO Box 421, Jefferson, NC 28640.
Family would like to thank Medi Home Hospice, Dr. Wonsick and Mt. Jefferson Family Medicine during her illness.
The family will be meeting at the home place at 602 Mountain Avenue in West Jefferson.
You may give the family your condolence at our website www.boonefuneralhome.com.
Boone Family Funeral Home of West Jefferson is in charge of these arrangements.