Sheila Ann Miller

February 20, 1937 - January 13, 2015 

Sheila Ann Miller

February 20, 1937 - January 13, 2015 

Obituary for Sheila Ann Miller

Sheila Lyles Miller passed away on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at the Carolina Foothills Hospice House. She was 77.
Born in Spindale, NC on February 20, 1937, she was the daughter of Oscar and Pauline Lyles. She graduated from RS Central High School in 1955. She married her high school sweetheart, William Miller in 1957. The Millers’ moved to Tryon in 1965 where Sheila was a loving Mother and housewife, William worked as a local Attorney. Sheila was very active in the local community and her church where she loved singing in the choir.
Mrs. Miller was active in the Tryon Garden Club for many years. She enjoyed traveling in the mountains of western North Carolina as well as exploring the coastal regions. She also liked to hike and could often be seen walking along the sidewalks of Tryon.
Mrs. Miller is survived by her husband of 57 years, William Miller; her sons, Bill and Jeff Miller of Tryon; her daughter, Sherrie Simpson of Edgewater, MD; One brother, Raymond Lyles of Spindale, NC; One daughter-in-law, Valerie Miller of Tryon and one son-in-law, Al Simpson of Edgewater, MD; Also surviving are six grandchildren; Elizabeth, Rebecca and Evan Simpson of Lancaster, SC; Emily and Alex Miller of Tryon, NC; Kyle Silver and his wife Shannon of Boone, NC; She is preceded in death by her brother JC Lyles.
A memorial service for Mrs. Miller will be held on Saturday, January 17 at 1:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Tryon. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Mrs. Millers’ life. Her interment will be a private family service to be held at a different time. In lieu of flowers, a memorial may be made to the Tryon First Baptist Church choir fund or Hospice of the Carolina Foothills in Landrum, SC.

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