Shirley Ann Henson Miller

shirley miller

April 27, 1940 ~ June 2, 2020

Born in: Franklin, NC
Resided in: Candler, NC

Shirley Ann Henson Miller, 80, passed away on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, at her home.

A native of Franklin, NC, Shirley was a daughter of the late Carter and Nellie Cabe Henson.

She was a member of Francis Asbury United Methodist Church.

Mrs. Miller is survived by her husband, Chip Miller; sons, Mitch Holmes and Mark Holmes; sister, Malynda; and brothers, Farrell, Morris and Wayne.

The graveside service for Mrs. Miller will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday at Francis Asbury United Methodist Church Cemetery. Pastor Michael Kurtz will officiate. Jackson Arrowood, Jansen Arrowood, Jon Deel, Andy Miller, Danny Miller and Kyle Miller will serve as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made online to Francis Asbury United Methodist Church, or to their mailing address, P.O. Box 67, Candler, NC 28715.

Groce Funeral Home on Patton Ave. is assisting the family.


Graveside Service: June 6, 2020 11:00 am

Francis Asbury United Methodist Church Cemetery
Asbury Road
Candler, NC 28715


Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806


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  1. Mitch and Mark and Family, my heart goes out to each one of you. I pray God comforts all of you. Your mother was a precious lady. I went to church with her at Inanda and remember her so fondly. She always had a beautiful smile on her face and always made you feel special. God’s blessings!

  2. I’m sorry for your families loss. Shirley a beautiful lady I always enjoyed my time with her. God bless her.

  3. Chip and family,
    We were saddened to hear of Shirley’s passing. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are in hopes that the Lord will help you all through this difficult time.

  4. Chip & Family,

    My sincere and deep condolences for the loss of Shirley. I will always remember her kindness, her special glowing smile, and sweet personality.

    May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief, and the many precious memories shared with Shirley help to sustain you at this most difficult time.

    Prayers that God will bless and comfort you,

    Wanda Stamey

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