Teresa Harris Miller

May 11, 1954 ~ January 17, 2024 (age 69) 69 Years Old

Teresa Miller Obituary

Teresa Harris Miller, a beloved mother, grandmother, sister, and friend, passed away peacefully on January 17, 2024, in Nashville, Tennessee, surrounded by her family. Born May 11, 1954, and raised in Farmville, North Carolina, she is survived by her daughters Holly Miller Ing (Christopher) of Nashville, TN, and Holden Miller Sheriff (Fred) of Franklin, TN, and grandchildren Addison Sheriff, Luke Miller Sheriff, and Isabelle Ing.

Teresa graduated from East Carolina University. Following college, she moved to Charlotte, North Carolina, and dedicated herself as a crisis counselor for runaway children.

Teresa married Chad Steven Miller on August 19, 1978. They shared 36 years of marriage. Relocating to Lookout Mountain, TN in 1994, Teresa was an active member of the Lookout Mountain Presbyterian Church, enjoyed her bible study group and serving on the Flower Committee. As an avid tennis player, Teresa not only enjoyed the sport, but formed lasting friendships and cherished memories.

In addition to her immediate family, Teresa is survived by her sister, Dail Harris Gay of Charlotte, NC, and her brother, Richard Dixon Harris Jr. (June) of Greenville, NC. She is preceded in death by her parents, Richard Dixon Harris and Mary Friar Rouse Harris of Farmville, NC.  

Teresa’s greatest joy came from being “Grammy” to her adored grandchildren Addison, Luke Miller, and Isabelle.

The family is hosting a Celebration of Life on Saturday, January 27 at Lookout Mountain Presbyterian Church, where friends and family can gather to share memories and offer support. Visitation is 1:00pm ET, and the Memorial Service will be at 2:00pm ET.  

Gravesite Service is Wednesday, January 24, 12:00pm ET at Hollywood Cemetery, Farmville, NC.

Memorial Donations can be sent in Teresa Miller’s name to: Lookout Mountain Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund, 316 N Bragg Ave, Lookout Mountain, TN 37350.

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