Croson Burns “Burnie” Miller, Jr.

Croson Burns "Burnie" Miller, Jr.

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Croson Burns “Burnie” Miller, Jr. 79, of Badin, NC. died Thursday afternoon, October 26, 2017 at Carolinas HealthCare System North East in Concord, NC.

Mr. Miller was born October 4, 1938 in Albemarle, NC to the late Croson Burns and Georgia Rachel (Lassiter) Miller.

On December 7, 1996 in Pinehurst, NC he married the former Judy (Hatley) Miller who survives.

Mr. Miller was a 1957 graduate of Albemarle High School and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelors degree in Business Administration.  He was a member of the Kappa Alpha Fraternity.  He had served his country in the United State Army National Guard.  He was formerly associated with North Carolina Savings and Loan Association.  He also worked as a Realtor in Albemarle, & Stanly County.

Survivors include his loving wife of 20 years Juday Hatley Miller of Badin, NC; his three daughters, Ristie M. (Mike) Askew of Oriental, NC, Kelly M. (Paul) Gregg of Cary, NC, Melissa M. (Joey) Bell of Bunn, NC; one son, Croson Burns “Sonny”  (Jennie) Miller, III of Wake Forest, NC.  Three step-daughters, Andrea S. (Horace) Griffin of Albemarle, Jennifer S. (Jamie) Kimrey of Badin,. Amanda S. (Curtis) Cox of Albemarle.  Also surviving are fourteen grandchildren, Michael, Mary Anna, Catherine, Aaron, Madison, Caroline, Allison, Aubrey, Greyson, Ross, Brinn, Landon, Will and Macy.  Two sisters, Carolyn Payne of Reidsville, NC, Landis Neal of Reston, VA, and David Miller of Winnabow, NC.

Funeral services to celebrate Burnie’s life will be Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 4:00 PM at First Baptist Church, 202 North Second Street Albemarle, NC. with Dr. Andy Jung and Rev. Harold McDonald officiating.  The family will receive guests at a reception to be held following the service in the church fellowship hall.   There will be a private burial service at 11:00 AM Monday, October 30, 2017 at Fairview Memorial Park in Albemarle, NC.

Memorial contributions may be made on behalf of Mr. Miller to the First Baptist Church of Albemarle, NC or to the donor’s choice.

Burnie will be forever missed by his loving and devoted family and many dear friends.  May God Grant Him Eternal Rest.

Arrangements are in the care of Hartsell Funeral, 522 North Second Street Albemarle, NC. 28001.

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