She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, taking daily walks, tending to her flowers and canning vegetables from her garden.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Bill and Kate Thomas; and a brother, J.B. Thomas of Tellico Plains.
She attended Samples Memorial Baptist Church.
She is survived by her loving husband of 51 years Arthur Miller; children: Bob and wife, Renee, Miller, David and wife, Joanna, Miller, Sharon and husband, Billy, Hartness, Randy and wife, Angie, Miller, all of Cleveland; nine grandchildren; sisters: Margaret and Calvin Dwayne Schaffer, Faye and Benjamin W. Schaffer of Tellico, Wilma Thomas of Madisonville, Barbara and Michael Myers and Sue Nichols of Orange, Calif.; brother: Doyle and Shirley Thomas; and several nieces and nephews.
A Remembrance of Life service will be held 7 p.m. today, July 21, 2013, at the Wildwood Chapel of the Jim Rush Funeral Homes with Pastor Mark Cameron and the Rev. Lee Ingram officiating.
Interment will be 11 a.m. Monday at Samples Memorial Baptist Church with Josh Plumley, Dakota Hartness, Arron Miller, Joshua Hartness, Marcus Hartness and Kevin Hartness serving as casket bearers.
The family will receive friends today from 4 until service time at the funeral home.
Please share your memories and or condolences with the family at www.jimrushfuneralhomes.com.