Miller, Virginia “Gin” Barnes (2008)

Obituary of Virginia “Gin” Barnes Miller ~ 2008

Transcribed by Joseph Cook

Mrs. Virginia “Gin” Barnes Miller, age 88 of Marion passed away on Tuesday November 18, 2008 at Magnolia Place of Greenville. A native of McDowell County, Virginia was born on October 22, 1920 to the late John H. Barnes and Cora Parker Barnes. A graduate of Glenwood High School, she later retired from Cross Cotton Mill and was a member of Cross United Methodist Church. She will be remembered as a loving mother and grandmother. Her husband William Ray Miller preceded her in death.

Surviving Virginia are her daughter Beth Miller Henry and her husband Tony of Greenville, SC; two grandchildren, Gina and Beverly; four great grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Haley, Blake and Brooke; and a number of nieces and nephews.

A funeral service was held on Thursday November 20, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Arelin Freshour officiating. The family received friends from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial followed in McDowell Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association at 3801 Lake Boone Trail Suite 190 Raleigh, NC 27607. An online register is available under OBITUARIES at