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Barbara Miller


1943 to 2023 “I had fun in the Dash”

Mrs. Barbara Miller, age 80, of Johnson City, passed away on Tuesday, May 9, 2023, at the Johnson City Medical Center.

Barbara was born on March 13, 1943, to the late John Paul and Pauline Wilson Martin.

She was a member of First Baptist Church in Jonesborough. Mrs. Miller was a teacher for the Washington County School System. She was a member of Kappa Delta Pi and Sigma Kappa at East Tennessee State University. She was also a member of the Washington County Gideon’s Auxiliary.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sons, John Edward Miller and Jonathan Miller.

Survivors include husband, Edward “E.C.” Miller; daughter, Amy G. Miller Thibodaux (Tyler); grandson, Christopher Miller; sisters, Anita Raines and Mary Anne Stubblefield.

Funeral Services will be at 1:00 PM, Saturday, May 13, 2023, at First Baptist Church of Jonesborough with Dr. Lester Morelock officiating. The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, prior to the service. A Graveside Service will follow at Washington County Memory Gardens.

Pallbearers will be Bill McCrary, Chris Miller, Tyler Thibodaux and the deacons of First Baptist Church.

Memorials may be sent to the American Cancer Society, American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 6704, Hagerstown, MD 21741

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Betty Jo Dempsey
So sad to hear of Barbara's passing. We taught 2nd grade at JES across the hall from each other for several years before she retired. (And I enjoyed teaching at Asbury, many years ago, with E.C. and hearing about Barbara and the family). I appreciated Barbara's warm smile and her ease and whit at any complications during a typical school day! My thoughts and prayers are with you.
My sincere condolences my friend, so sorry to hear the news, may God speak a Word of Comfort and Peace into your heart today and the coming days, Love to you.
Karla Kyte
Barbara was such a kind and caring person! She and Nancy Manis always added laughter and enjoyment to life. She was an outstanding educator. Caring thoughts go to E. C. and family.
Judy Markwood
E.C., I am so sorry about the loss of your wife. I will keep you in my prayers as you go through this difficult time.
Claudia Lee
Barbara and I taught second grade together at Jonesborough Elementary. And what a joy that was. She was so creative, inspiring, organized and just plain fun!!! I feel blessed to have known her. My love and prayers to E.C. and the rest of her family.