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Betty W. Miller

August 10, 1938 October 21, 2018
Betty W. Miller
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Obituary for Betty W. Miller

STAUNTON – Betty Jean Wimer Miller, 80, of 309 Ridge Rd., died Sunday (October 21, 2018) in the University of Virginia Hospital. 

Born August 10, 1938 in Augusta County, she was the youngest of eleven children of George William and Mildred Catherine (Simmons) Wimer. Betty was a 1955 graduate of Wilson Memorial High School, and a long-time employee of Smith Transfer.  Prior to retirement, she was employed by Antietam Paper Company.  She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church where she was instrumental in the food pantry and clothes closet ministries and served in numerous other capacities.   

She was preceded in death by her parents and nine siblings.  Surviving are her husband of 58 years, Gayle Miller; a son, Jeffrey Miller and wife Crystall of Staunton; two granddaughters, Megan Carlen and husband Kevin of Panama City Beach, Fla., and Jessica Clatterbaugh of Lynchburg; two step grandsons, Bryan Puffenbarger and Andrew Taylor, both of Staunton; three great-grandchildren, Lucas Smith, Benjamin Clatterbaugh and Isabel Clatterbaugh; one brother, Joseph Wimer and wife Dorothy of Covington; and numerous nieces and nephews, including Cindy Wimer Armstrong of Staunton.

A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, October 25 in the chapel of Bear Funeral Home, officiated by Pastor Bobby Campbell.  Burial will follow in Oak Lawn Memory Gardens.  Active pallbearers will be Mike Wimer, Steve Balser, Matt Sterrett, Scott Yeago, Pete Combee and Johnnie Bishop.  Honorary pallbearers will be the Ladies' Sunday school class of Calvary Baptist Church.    

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home. 

The family is grateful for the support of special friends and neighbors, and the dedicated care of the ICU staff of UVA Hospital. 

Memorials may be directed to the food pantry of Calvary Baptist Church, 105 Garland Drive, Staunton, VA  24401.

Condolences may be expressed to the familiy online at www.bearfuneralhome.com.


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Visitation

Wednesday

24

Oct

6:00 PM 10/24/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 10/24/2018 8:00:00 PM
Bear Funeral Home

14 Green Hill Lane
Churchville, VA 24421

Bear Funeral Home
14 Green Hill Lane Churchville 24421 VA
United States

Service

Thursday

25

Oct

11:00 AM 10/25/2018 11:00:00 AM
Bear Funeral Home

14 Green Hill Lane
Churchville, VA 24421

Bear Funeral Home
14 Green Hill Lane Churchville 24421 VA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Oak Lawn Memory Gardens Final Resting Place

1921 Shutterlee Mill Rd.
Staunton, VA 24401

1921 Shutterlee Mill Rd. Staunton 24401 VA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Calvary Baptist Church

105 Garland Dr.
Staunton, VA 24401
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