Elizabeth Madry Miller of Tarboro, NC, died March 24, 2015 in Charlotte, NC where she had been taken for medical treatment following a stroke. She was 38.
Born on June 21, 1976 in Rocky Mount, NC, she has lived in Fairfax, VA, London, England, Tarboro, and Wilmington, NC. Ms. Miller was a 1994 graduate of Saint Mary's School and a 2004 graduate of UNC-Wilmington. She was presented in 1995 at the Terpsichorean Debutante Ball. Ms. Miller was employed by the Onslow County, NC, Public Schools as a teacher of disadvantaged three and four year olds. She traveled extensively at home and abroad and was a Rotary International Paul Harris Fellow.
Following an automobile accident in August, 2004, Ms. Miller made a remarkable recovery, enabling her to be active in her church and community. She was a corresponding secretary for the Episcopal Church Women, a member of the Parish choir, a former member of the Woman's Club of Tarboro, and a participant in the Tarboro Trap, Neuter, Return effort.
Ms. Miller is survived by her parents, Patricia Madry and Thomas Price Miller, a sister, Katherine Miller Pinson and husband, Tony, a brother, Thomas Price Miller, Jr., her maternal aunt and godmother, Peggy Madry Runger, her paternal aunt, Sarah Miller Walter and husband, Bill, nephews Alexander Dows Pinson and wife, Ellen, and Thomas Spencer Pinson, and four cousins: Logan Runger III, William T. Walter IV, Daniel K. Walter, and Anne Walter Herndon.
Burial service will be held at Calvary Episcopal Church, Tarboro, at 12:00 Noon on Saturday, March 28, 2015. The Rev. Jane Rogers Wilson will officiate assisted by the Rev. Louise Thomas Anderson, Rector and Deacon respectively, of Calvary Parish. Immediately following the service, interment will take place within the Miller plot located in the southwest quadrant of Calvary Churchyard. Following interment, a reception will be held in Clark Hall located within the Joseph Blount Cheshire Memorial Parish House where the family will greet friends.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that, if desired, memorials be made to either The Rector's Discretionary Fund or Calvary's Friends of Music Fund. Arrangements are in the care of Kenneth W. Poe Funeral Director Licensee, Charlotte, NC.