Mary Lois (Laughridge) Miller, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, at the age of 96.

She lived her final years with her daughter and son-in-law, Lois and David Whisnant of Delight, where she enjoyed the close proximity to her granddaughter and great-grandchildren, the loves of her life. She was preceded in death by her parents, Morris and Marie Smith Laughridge; husband, L.M. "Cap" Miller; two brothers, John Mack "Bonton" Laughridge and M.S. "Jim" Laughridge; and an infant sister, Nancy.

She is survived by her daughters, Susie M. Miller and husband, Mark Gadbury; Lois Miller Whisnant and husband, David Whisnant; granddaughter, Maggie Trees Souders and husband, Robert Souders. Mrs. Miller is also survived by her precious great-grandchildren, Taylor, Chyanne and Luke, who were the joys of her life.

She is also survived by her brother, Thomas O. Laughridge, who presently lives in Colorado. Mrs. Miller has many nieces and nephews, some whom she was privileged to have visit her over the past month.

A simple celebration of life service will be held at 1 p.m., Monday, Jan. 28, at her beloved First Presbyterian Church, 79 Academy St. in Marion. It will be officiated by her niece, the Rev. Mary Louise Sitton of Blountville, Tenn.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be given to Hospice Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Dr., Shelby, NC 28150; or to the Hospice program in your area.

A guest register is available at Arrangements entrusted to Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Fallston.

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