Emily Inez Ferguson Miller

Published 11:17 am Monday, September 26, 2022

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Emily Inez Ferguson Miller of Mocksville passed away, Friday, Sept. 23, 2022 after a battle with cancer at age 88.

Inez was born the youngest of five children on Dec. 10, 1933 to James Myers and Nellie Walsh Ferguson in the aptly named Ferguson community of Wilkes County. She graduated from Wilkes Central High School and continued her education by attending business school.Following business school, she was employed in Winston-Salem as an administrative assistant at an insurance company. Inez married the late Dr. Bayne E. Miller of Davie County on June 9, 1957, and they were wed for over 64 years. Bayne and Inez moved to Mocksville in 1960, where they both were active members of the community and First United Methodist Church. At Davie Veterinary Clinic, Inez worked alongside her husband as the front office administration, receptionist, accountant, veterinary assistant, and dog groomer for many years until the office closed in 2003. Inez was a loving wife, as well as deeply devoted mother and grandmother. She was an avid duplicate bridge player and interior decorator, and she also loved to play the stock market.

She was preceded in death by: her parents; 3 sisters, Jewel Jones, Reba Hamby, and Mattie Nell Cleary; and a brother, Rayvon Ferguson, all of Wilkes County.

Inez is survived by: her 2 sons, Dr. Aaron Bayne Miller (Lisa), and Anthony Brent Miller, RPh. (Annette); and 4 grandchildren, Justin Aaron Miller, Carrie Elizabeth Miller, Emily Kathryn Miller, and Nichole Rayne Miller: who will never forget her unconditional love, wisdom, and sacrifices.

A graveside service will be conducted at 2 pm., Tuesday, Sept. 27 at Rose Cemetery. The service will be available to view on the Lambert Funeral Home website. The family  will meet with friends at Lambert Funeral Home from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 26, to pay their respects.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that memorial donations be made to: Davie County Senior Services, 278 Meroney St., Mocksville, NC 27028.

Online condolences: www.lambertfuneralhomenc.com.