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Mary Spears Miller

February 27, 1935 — May 8, 2013

Mrs. Mary Lee Spears Miller, age 78 passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2013 in Wiregrass Hospital in Geneva. She was born February 27, 1935 in Darlington, the daughter of John W, and Dovie O. Gainey Spears. After attending Darlington School she and her husband were married in the late 1950”s. She worked for many years at Franklin Ferguson Company in Florala. After retirement Mary’s days were full and active. Known by many in these parts as an excellent cook, her family recalls her expertise in cooking colored butter beans, and even though she had shown her daughters on numerous occasions how it was done, they have never been able to get it just exactly like “mommas’ “. Mary’s blue berry cobbler, from scratch, and her bisquits weren’t far behind in the list of favorites. She also loved her soaps, Day’s of Our Lives and Another World were hardly ever missed. She enjoyed basketball and baseball until the very end of her life. Mary was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and was Baptist by faith.

Among survivors are her husband, Everett John Miller. Her son BowersZion and her daughters Mary Ann and husband Willie Frank and Lois Jean and husband Jessie. Her grandchildren, Wendy, Jessica, Kayla and Heather. A great grand daughter, Ashlyn. Her brothers, Jake and Melvin also survive.

Floral arrangments are being accepted. Those asked to serve as pallbearers are J. B. Slay, Jerry Slay, David Slay, Jimmy Slay and Jonah Miller. A time of visitation will be Saturday, May 11, 2013 from 10A.M. until 11 A.M. in Jerry Evans Chapel with the funeral beginning at 11 A.M. with Reverend Terry Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Miller Cemetery.
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