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Lucy A.B. Miller

Lucy Agnes Brown Miller of Syringa passed away Monday, February 25, 2013 at the age of 103. She was born at the Brown Family homeplace, Brown’s Alley, Urbanna, on May 18, 1909 to Joseph Henry Brown and Lucy Emily Creswell Brown, the 10th of 11 children. She married Archie Lee Miller on March 13, 1933 in the parsonage of Rev. B.F. Robinson, pastor of Harmony Grove Baptist Church.

She was a life-long resident of Middlesex County and a member of Urbanna Baptist Church. In 2009, at 100 years old, she was honored to serve as the Honorary Grand Marshal of the 52nd celebration of the Urbanna Oyster Festival.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her 4 brothers and 6 sisters; her husband; Archie Lee Miller; and her son, A.L. Miller Jr.

She is survived by three daughters, Shirley M. Apsley of Urbanna, Catherine M. Ferree of Syringa and Ann M. Waters (Rudy) of Gloucester; six grandchildren, Albert Ferree (Sandy) of Florida, Debbie F. Anderson (Andy) of Syringa, Pam F. Major (Matt) of Remlik, Catherine Ann F. Miller (Doug) of Fairfax, Billy Waters (Cathe’) of Virginia Beach, and Bobby Waters (Nicole) of Williamsburg; 12 great-grandchildren, Lorie, Gena, Bradley, Daniel, Jessica, Ryan (Brandy), Robby, Chris, Camryn, Drew, Lorelei and Eliana; a great-great-grandson, David; and many nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 2, at Harmony Grove Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Arrangements by Bristow-Faulkner Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Saluda.

posted 02.28.2013

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