Vernell (Powell) Miller

April 24, 1928 ~ July 20, 2021 (age 93)


With heavy hearts, we, the Staff and Management of R. Swinson Funeral Service, along with the Miller family, announce the transition of 93-year-old Vernell Miller of 112 Ray St. in LaGrange, who was taken to glory July 20, 2021, at UNC Lenior Health Care.

A Triumphant Homegoing Service will take place noon, Monday, July 26, 2021, at the United American FWB Tabernacle, with Pastor Wandra Williams serving as the eulogist. Interment will follow the service at Pinelawn Memorial Park. a public visitation will be held  Sunday, July 25, 2021, at the Robert Swinson Jr. Memorial Chapel from 4 pm to 7 pm.


Let us keep the Miller Family in our thoughts & prayers during this difficult time of bereavement.


Sympathy Cards & Floral Arrangements may be sent to R. Swinson Funeral Services 208 East Blount Street - Kinston, NC 28501.


When you hear of my home going

Don’t worry about me

For I’m just another soldier going home

Thank God I’m free


*Masks required

*Donations can be made to Hull Road FWB Church in memory of Mother Vernell Powell Miller for “Friends of the Homeless” via Givelify at 


Flowers as always are welcome.  

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Vernell (Powell) Miller, please visit our floral store.


July 25, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Robert Swinson Jr. Memorial Chapel
208 E. Blount St.
Kinston, NC 28501

Homegoing Service
July 26, 2021

12:00 PM
United American Free Will Tabernacle
1011 Dr JE Reddick Cir
Kinston, NC 28501

Interment following funeral service
July 26, 2021

Pinelawn Memorial Park
4488 US-70
Kinston, NC 28501

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