The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


October 10, 2012

Costella Miller

— The funeral for Costella Miller, 95, of Athens will be at 3 p.m. today at Spry Funeral Home with Wendell Wiser officiating. Burial will be in Pettusville Cemetery.

Visitation was from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Miller died Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, at Limestone Health Facility.

Costella Miller was born Jan. 20, 1917, in Limestone County to Posey and Josie Barnes. She was a member of Southside Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by husband, Buford Lee Miller; and sons, Bobby and Larry Miller.

Survivors include sons, Ray Miller of Athens and Wayne Miller of Cottontown, Tenn.; daughters, Edith Waddell and Joyce Faye Lozada, both of Athens, and Wanda Butler of Millport; brother, Belue Barnes of Tanner; sister, Geraldine Busby of Decatur; 25 grandchildren; 51 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren.

Grandsons will be pallbearers.

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