LULA – Linda Miller, 61, died Tuesday, April 7, 2009, at Emory University following an extended illness.
Born in Pickens County on August 14, 1947, she was the daughter of Cora Bell Poole Chastain of Gainesville and the late Elmer Chastain. She was a member of Timber Ridge Baptist Church. Mrs. Miller was preceded in death by husband, Paul Miller; and a sister, Dolly Tanksley. She enjoyed trout fishing, but above all else was a devoted grandmother, loved ones stated.
Survivors in addition to her mother include a daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Scott Carney, Lula; sisters, Betty Jane Allen, Demorest and Judy Grindle, both of Gainesville, and Sue Dixon, Clarkesville; grandchildren, Sarah Carney, Shayla Carney and Seth Carney.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 9, at 4 p.m., at Timber Ridge Baptist Church with the Revs. Chris York and Dean Bryant officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with the Rev. Robbie Ledford officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday, April 8, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, is in charge of arrangements.