James Walter ‘Jim’ Miller (2018-10-11 17:40:51)

James Walter ‘Jim’ Miller, age 92, of Welzie Atkins Road in Spruce Pine, died Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at Brian Center Health & Rehab in Spruce Pine. 

Born on November 6, 1925 in Mitchell County, he was the son of the late Thomas Russell and Hattie Bell Miller. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Clarissa Virginia Haynes Miller who passed away in 2016. He was also preceded in death by his brothers; Jack and Ralph Miller and his sisters; Rexie Atkins, Hariett Wilson, and Mae Parker.

Left to cherish his memories are his children; Dennis Miller of Spruce Pine, Teresa Miller of Spruce Pine, Sarah Ledford and husband, Greg of Bakersille, Loeita Whitson and husband, Randy of Burnsville, and Donald Miller of Spruce Pine, his brother; Tommy Lee Miller and wife, Carolyn of Spruce Pine; his sister; June Atkins of Marion; his grandchildren; James Hall, Ashley Whitson, Alisha Hall, Addison Towle, Kristen Jenkins, Kenneth Miller, Lauren and Cameron Miller, Michael Whitson; and nine great grandchildren.

The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence at the funeral service honoring the life of Jim Miller on Friday, October 12, 2018 at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Webb Funeral Home with the Rev’s. Dallas Renfro and Keith Blankenship officiating. A time to support the family, share memories and receive friends will be on Friday, October 12, 2018 from 1:00 pm until 2:00 pm in the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow in the Pendley Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial donations be made to; Hospice and Palliative Care of the Blue Ridge, 236 Hospital Drive, Spruce Pine, NC 28777.

The family would like to extend special ‘Thanks’ to Mike Collis and the Staff of Hospice and Palliative Care of the Blue Ridge for their wonderful care of Jim.

Words of comfort may be e-mailed to the family by going to our website;, selecting Miller’s name and then you may sign his guestbook. Webb Funeral Home of Spruce Pine is honored to be assisting the Miller family. Mr. Miller’s obituary has also been posted on Facebook for viewing.

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