Eula Mae Manders Miller, 96, of Blackshear, passed away Saturday afternoon, October 10, 2020, at her residence.
She was born New Years Day, January 1, 1924, in Ellijay. She moved with her family from Gilmer County to Pierce County as a teenager, and lived the majority of her life in Pierce County. She loved gardening and working with her flowers. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting and cross word puzzles. She was a fantastic cook and everyone looked forward to her dumplings at the family reunions. The pot always went home empty. She was a member of the Bristol Baptist Church.
She was a daughter of the late William Henry and Beulah Mae West Manders. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Hubert Roscoe Miller; a son, Hubert “Buddy” Miller Jr.; two sisters, Vera Norman and Bernice Murray and four brothers, Earl Manders, James Manders, Roy Manders and Paul Manders.
Survivors include her four daughters and sons-in-law, Glenda (Randall) Rowell and Carla Miller, all of Blackshear, Laura Jo (Lester) Landrum, and Ocie Mae Miller, all of Ft. Myers, FL; a son and daughter-in-law, Ralph (Frances) Miller, Blackshear; six sisters, Eunice Pittman, Indian Head, MD, Katie Goble, Blackshear, Catherine Carter, St. George, Lucy Rodriguez, San Diego, CA, Susie Kurtz, Valdosta and Annette Manders, Atlanta; three brothers, Eugene (Lavenia) Manders, Waycross, Cecil (Norma Jean) Manders, Blackshear and Johnnie (Vernell) Manders, Waycross; 10 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, October 13, at the funeral home.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today (Wednesday, October 14), from the Pearson-Dial Chapel.
Interment will be in the Bristol Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116-7023, or online at www.diabetes.org.
Due to COVID-19, social distancing and the use of facemasks are strongly encouraged.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online register at www.pearsondial.com.
Pearson-Dial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.