Jesus called her home on August 4, 2023. She was born May 21, 1932, in Camden County, N.C. She was known as the cornerstone of Great Bridge. Her husband was Charles Lindburgh Miller, Sr., the Birdman of Battlefield Blvd. They had 4 children together, Cindy, Lindburgh, Woodrow, and Dempsey Miller; 5 grandchildren, Dempsey Jr., Brody, Burghie, Chase and Ellie Miller; 4 daughters-in-law, Paige, Toni, Cherie, and Lisa Miller. Everyone called her Mama, because she took care of everybody she could.
She was the first homecoming queen in 1949-1950 of Great Bridge High School, Captain of the G.B. girls basketball team, and voted most popular. She was pin up, for the Norfolk Naval Shipyard, where she worked.
She worked at D. Miller’s Landscaping and USA Auto Sales, where people would come by just to talk to her, to lift them up. She worked for Chesapeake Public Schools for 30 years, until she was 87 years old. She was a handicap bus assistant, and was voted bus assistant of the year, and all children loved her. She also worked for Twiford Funeral Home. She once said, the hard part of leaving this world is not going to heaven, but leaving my children. I don’t want to leave them, and we didn’t want her to leave us. The stars won’t come out if they know that she’s about, because they couldn’t match the glow of her beautiful blue eyes. There are some who bring a light so great to the world that even after they have gone the light remains. She truly loved Jesus and prayed day and night. One of her favorite scriptures was Jer. 33:3. “Mama” gave all.
A private funeral will be held. She once said, if it don’t shine, and you can’t eat it, and it don’t stop traffic, I don’t want it. If she couldn’t make you laugh she wouldn’t make you cry. She loved everybody, and we loved her. Our hearts are broken, please pray for the Miller Family. She was the mother of all mothers, a real angel.