With heavy hearts, we, the staff and management of R. Swinson Funeral Services along with the Miller and extended family, announce the transition of 79-year-old Virginia Grace Miller of Tuscon, Arizona, formerly of Kinston, NC, who passed at Tuscon Medical Center on September 18, 2023.
Virginia Grace Miller, 79, of Tucson, Arizona, passed away at Tucson Medical Center on 18
September 2023, after courageously battling a long-term illness. Known affectionately to those.
who loved her as "Gracie Mae"; she was born to Albert and Lydia Miller on 10 October 1943.
She graduated from Woodington High School in 1961. She joined Macedonia Free Will Baptist
Church at a young age. While living in Tucson, she was a devoted member of the North Swan
Baptist Church family. She loved video games, cards, cooking, and spending time with family
She is preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Lydia Miller; sister, Eunice Ray Williams; and
brothers Roger Bernard and Ronnie Miller.
Gracie Mae leaves behind two beloved daughters: Michele Leigh Miller of Tucson, Arizona, and
Erica Ronelle Miller of Harker Heights, Texas, as well as her treasured granddaughter Taylor
Kirsten Miller of College Station, Texas. She also leaves behind her beloved siblings, Elwood
"Buddy"; Miller of Austin, Texas, Albert Miller III (Mamie Miller), Ervin Maurice Miller (Linda
Miller) both of Kinson, North Carolina, and Marshell Jean Poitier of Boynton Beach, Florida. She
also leaves behind a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins whom she loved dearly.
A memorial service will be held 12:00 noon Friday, September 29, 2023 from Macedonia Free Baptist Church.
Her wish was to be cremated, and Avenidas Cremation is providing the service and
Burial in Tucson, Arizona.