Angels lifted Geraldine Miller of Boone, to heaven today, into the arms of our Lord and the embrace of her late husband, Worth Miller.

Born August 24, 1933 in South Bend, IN, she was the first of four children born to the late Lawrence G. Cote and Bridget (Brzezinski) Cote.

Precious memories will be shared by her family, including her daughter, Susan Miller of Charlotte; her brother, Lawrence Cote and wife Nancy of Woodstock, Illinois; brothers-in-law Baxter Miller of Boone and Eugene Miller of Florida; her grandchildren, Scott Hanson and wife Lynne, Matthew VanHoughton and wife Cynthia, Michael Miller and wife Lauren, Jonathon Miller, Kristin Miller, Curtis Miller, James Miller and Nicholas Hanson; her great-grandchildren, Opal Deeter, Jackson Hanson, Aiden Miller and Sophia VanHoughton; daughter-in-law Erin Miller; her very special friend, Billie Main and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Worth Clyde Miller; her son, Donald Miller, and her sisters Sharon Phelps and Carol Travers.

Funeral services for Geraldine Cote Miller will be conducted Thursday afternoon, September 14, 2017, at 2:00 o'clock, at Hampton Funeral home chapel. The body will lie in state, at the chapel, from 12:00 until 2:00 o'clock. Officiating will be Pastor Chris Thayer. Burial will follow in Bethelview United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Flowers are appreciated, or memorial contributions may be made to Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care, 902 Kirkwood Street NW, Lenoir, North Carolina, 28645.

Online condolences may be sent to the Miller family at

Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.

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