Ashe County Obituaries – Compiled Oct. 30, 2012
Terry Chamberlain, D. Oct. 27, 2012
Theresa “Terry” Marie Savard Chamberlain, born March 7, 1926 in Lowell, Massachusetts, entered the gates of heaven into the presence of her Savior and King on Saturday October 27, 2012.
She is survived by her two daughters, Marguerite “Peggy” Lou Chamberlain Hoefl and Susan Marie Chamberlain Shipe, their spouses, Bob and Lowell (NC), seven grandchildren: Paula (& Bobby) Huscroft (Texas), Debra Hoefl (Florida), Chrissie (& Rodney) Lee (Charlotte), Bobby (& Teresa) Hoefl (Charlotte), Marni (& Tom) Nicholas (Statesville), Mark (& Maria) Leach (Florida) and Michael Leach (Florida). Ten great grandchildren: Krista Thies, Ashley Stanger, Cara Hoefl, Alexis Lee, Hannah Leach, Talor Lee, Christopher Valle, Joey Hoefl, Simon Nicholas, and Lea Hoefl; and, three great-great grandchildren: Malaya, Kaileen and Keeara Leaper; three sisters Mary (NJ), Marge (Ohio), Celia (Idaho). Bob, her brother, deceased and Esther his wife (NJ). And an innumerable number of nieces and nephews located all over the United States.
Ms. Chamberlain worked in hospital administration most of her career years and moved to Boone NC in 1991 and to West Jefferson in 1993. Terry was a faithful member of First Assembly of God in Jefferson NC.
Terry’s life and her love of the Lord Jesus touched many lives – she served others by baking and praying for them. She leaves a legacy of faith and service to those she leaves behind. She will be missed by so many.
Ms Chamberlain will be laid to rest in a private ceremony at the home of Susan & Lowell Shipe.
Howard Miller, D. Oct. 26, 2012
Mr. Howard Franklin Miller, age 64, of Fleetwood, passed away Friday, October 26, 2012 at Alleghany Care Center.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 4:00pm at Boone Family Funeral Home with Rev. Ken Holmes, Rev. Robert Miller, and Rev. Carroll Flannery. Burial will follow in the Miller Cemetery.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 3:00-4:00, one hour prior to the funeral service.
Mr. Miller was born in Watauga County on Sunday, December 14, 1947 to the late Ray Brown and Maude Miller. He worked in a saw mill.
He is survived by: an aunt, Bell Canter, of Boone; several cousins also survive.
Memorial may be made to the family c/o Boone Family Funeral Home, PO Box 786 West Jefferson, NC 28694.
Listings of Funeral Homes in Ashe County:
Ashelawn Memorial Chapel, Gardens & Mausoleum
3470 U.S. 221 N
P.O. Box 148
Jefferson, NC 28640
Badger Funeral Home
300 North Main Street
P.O. Box 139
West Jefferson, NC 28694
Boone Family Funeral Home
2005 Mount Jefferson Road
PO Box 786
West Jefferson, NC 28694