Miller, Mildred Eugenia

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Mildred Eugenia Miller, 90, of Hixson, passed away early March 5, 2018, at Life Care of Red Bank.

She was born June 22, 1927, in Jenkin Jones, WV, to the late Robert E. Lee Sluss and Della Mae (Walker) Sluss. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert Vance Miller and sisters, Francis Fuller, Reba Gilliam, Beulah Moore and Gertie Rains.

Eugenia was of the Church of God faith from a very young age and entered the Gates of Heaven as a Child of God. She taught Sunday School classes most of her active life and always enjoyed church.

She is survived by her son, Vance (Connie) Miller of Hixson, two daughters, Gaynell (Edward) Massengill of Guntersville, Al., and Debra (Francis) Bodine of Hixson, seven grandchildren, Edward Massengill, Jr., Robert Vance Massengill, Michael Miller, Jeffrey Miller, Kyle Bodine, Jeana Shavers and Donnie Bodine, several great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

The family would like to offer their special thanks to Life Care of Red Bank, who took fantastic care of her, especially in her last months of life. We will always remember their kindness to her and to the family.

Funeral services for Eugenia will be held Tuesday, March 6, at 7 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. She will be laid to rest next to her husband in Welch-Rogers Cemetery in Sale Creek.

Please share your memories of Eugenia on her on-line guest registers at

The family is being cared for by the Vanderwall Funeral Home in Dayton where they will receive friends on Tuesday from 4-7 p.m.

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