Nancy Marie Miller

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June 24, 1938 – May 28, 2016

Services

Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Public Viewing: 6:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.
Nelson & Sons Chapel Murfreesboro
448 East Burton St., Murfreesboro, TN

Thursday, June 2, 2016
Lie In State: 10:00 A.M.
Family Visitation: 11:00 A.M.
Funeral Service: 12:00 Noon

Hwy 231 Church of Christ
4331 Shelbyville Hwy
Murfreesboro, TN  37127

Interment
Johnson Road Cemetery
Christiana, TN

Nancy Marie Miller or “Grandma Miller” as she was affectionately called was born June 24, 1938 in Rutherford County to the late Andrew and Della Miller. Nancy transitioned from this earthly life to be with the Lord on May 28, 2016.

Nancy committed her life to Christ at the Johnson Rd Church of Christ in Christiana. She later moved her membership to the Sand Hill Church of Christ to support her son in law and daughter, Albert & Judy Nelson, in ministry where she served faithfully. You could always count on Nancy to visit those who were sick, encouraging young people and lending a hand to anyone in need. It didn’t take long before everyone young and old no longer referred to her as Ms. Miller or Sis. Miller she became everyone’s Grandma and they were her “pumpkins”. Nancy made an impression of love on every person she met and her presence has blessed the lives of countless individuals.   

Nancy was educated in the Rutherford county school system and worked several years at the Middle Tennessee Medical Center where she retired. She loved serving others and decided to go back to working part time at Adams Place for several years. Even after she retired fellow coworkers still kept in touch with her and even paid her to cook her famous chicken and dressing or peach cobbler.

Nancy was passionate about her family and cooking and loved bringing the two together. You could always count on her to call each of her family members, cook each person’s favorite foods and bring everyone around the table to enjoy wonderful food and fellowship. During the meal you would see her simply sitting in the background loving the smiles and laughter which filled her home. She would often say, “After I’ve cooked all that food I don’t feel like eating but watching you all eat and enjoying your meal fills me up.”

Nancy leaves five children to cherish her memory George Miller, Judy (Albert) Nelson, Kay (Marvin) Crocker of Bolingbrook, IL, Tony (Lynn) Miller of Smyrna, TN and Anita (Thomas) McAdoo. She leaves behind two sisters Alline Lanier and Carlice

Knox; three brothers Andrew (Faye) Miller, Roger (Kay) and James Miller of Cincinnati, OH; one sister in law Mai Miller; and four step-sisters and four step-brothers.

Nancy loved her grandchildren and her beautiful spirit will live on in each of them. Those grandchildren left to cherish her memory are Demetrius (Shounika) Nelson, Detrick (Sherrill) Nelson, Brandon (Kim) Nelson, Deron Nelson, Michael (Dagna) Hicks, Darius McAdoo, Brandi McAdoo, Nathan Crocker, Noelle Crocker, Tony Miller Jr, Raven Miller & Rachel White. She also has 12 great grandchildren and four godchildren (Spencer, Abi, Tiffany “Tip Tap” and Cory) who will all greatly miss their Grandma Miller.   

14 thoughts on “Nancy Marie Miller

  1. So sorry for your loss we will keep your family in our prayers she was such a beautiful lady.

  2. Let the heavens rejoice on receiving another beautiful angel. We offer our love and prayers to the family!

  3. Anthony and Deborah Washington with love we are so glad to have had the opportunity to meet your grandmother and we are so thankful to know she was apart of the kingdom of God that’s a blessing glory to her homecoming Hallelujah the Washington

  4. You are in my prayers. I actually worked several years ago with Nancy and she was always a very nice lady,

  5. We are praying for your family. We love you and we are here for you. I loved loving on Sister Nancy and I loved receiving the love she gave me back. Sweet Rest Sister Nancy

  6. I am so sorry for your loss. Grandma Miller was such a sweet, beautiful lady. My daughter and I were very blessed to have known her. Prayers to your family.

  7. To Sis Judy (“Queen”) & family, my deepest condolences to you in the loss of Sis Miller. Her strong faith, dedication, warm heart & radiant smile will long be remembered. A beautiful rose has been carefully plucked by the Master Gardener. May her memories bring continued joy within your hearts & may God’s comfort sustain you all. Love & prayers,

  8. To Judy and family, I am so sorry to hear the loss of such a nice and wonderful lady. John and I are praying for you and your family, love you guys.

  9. Sorry we couldn’t be there but we will always treasure memories of her love, her compassion and her beautiful meals while we were on vacation. And the memory of my bright “red carrot top dyed hair”. Our love for her will forever be in our hearts. Jeannette & Aunt Rena.

  10. I first remember my cousin when I was about 5 or 6. Her, Judy, Albert and the kids (Anita), and Tony came to my grandparent’s house for a whole week. I loved how beautiful and down to earth she was. She was a very classy lady and I looked up to her style. I loved her laugh! Nancy, I will miss you so much and I love you. Love Adrienne Hankton (Jeannette’s daughter)

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