Lucy Miller Wheeler

Age: 94
Address: Higgins Community, Yancey County
Date of Death: Thursday, June 13, 2013
Arrangements: Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home

Details: She was the daughter of the late Reverend Quince Miller and Birdie Woodby Miller.  She was also preceded in death by her husband, Tom, who died in 1986, a son, James, who died in 2003; 2 granddaughters, Tammy and Amy Wheeler; 2 sisters, Sudia Williams and Ollie Mosley; and 3 brothers, Arson, Cal and George Miller.
     She is survived by her daughters and caregiver, Elizabeth Allen and husband, Edd, of Fletcher, and Grace Hensley and husband, Dennia, of Burnsville; daughter-in-law, Gayle Wheeler of Kernersville; sisters, Hattie Bradford of Burnsville, Ann Barrett and Harley Miller of Greenville, TN; brother, I.J. Miller of Midway, TN; 9 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and a very special and dear friend, Debbie Cannon.
     Lucy was well known for her beautiful quilts and ability to grow roses.  She was a member of Bald Mountain Freewill Baptist Church.
     Funeral services will be held at 2:30 PM Sunday, June 16, 2013 in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home.  Reverend Burl Ledford will officiate.  Burial will be at Higgins Cemetery.
     The family will receive friends from 1 until 2:30 PM prior to the service at the funeral home.  At other times, the family will be at Mrs. Wheeler’s home on Highway 19W in Burnsville.
     The family would like to thank the staff at Fletcher View Inn for the care she received while she was there.
     Memorials may be made to Four Seasons Hospice, 571 South Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.

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