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Phyllis S (Growden) Miller

August 12, 1933 ~ January 28, 2024 (age 90) 90 Years Old

Phyllis Miller Obituary

Phyllis S. Growden Miller, age 90, of Wallace, NC passed from this earthly life to her eternal rest on Sunday, January 28, 2024.

She was born on August 12, 1933, in Bedford, PA to the late Ruth Lesure Growden.  Mrs. Miller was also preceded in death by her sister Hazel Zimbayer and brother Francis Growden.

Phyllis was a licensed cosmetologist for many years.  During this time, she meet many wonderful people who became more than just clients but good friends.   

Surviving to cherish her memory is her devoted husband of 53 years, Robert “Bob” T. Miller; her children Robert S. Miller and wife Lori of Maryland, Karen Cruz of South Carolina, Doborah Leftridge and husband Tom of Maryland and Barry Brown and wife Mullika of Nevada; grandchildren, Nicole Lenora Brown, Cody Miller, Casey Charlton, Christian Knukel, Stephanie Knukel and Matthew Knukel; her canine companion, “Miss Beau”; numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends who loved Phyllis dearly.

Phyllis was a loving wife and caring mother, grandmother and sister who loved her family with all her heart.  She was a woman of uncommon character, beauty and grace.  Phyllis was a very refined and elegant lady who took great pride in appreaance.  She was an avid golfer and won championships four times. Phyllis started the RLG’s (River Landing Gal’s) which consisted of many ladies who also enjoyed playing golf.  In her younger days, she also enjoyed skiing and camping.  Phyllis was a friend to all, a strong yet gentle presence who looked for and encouraged the best in everyone.  She will surely be missed but treasured memories will forever remain in the hearts of those who knew and loved her.

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