|Birth: ||Jun. 1, 1906|
|Death: ||Jan. 19, 2013|
Mrs. Myrtle Miller Callands, 106 of 624 Starkey Rd., Gretna, VA departed this life Saturday morning (01-19-13) at Autumn Care of Altavista. Born June 1, 1906 in Pittsylvania County, she was the daughter of the late George Miller and Alice Dickerson Miller. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Buster Callands; four sons, Claiborne, George, Walter and Jessie Callands; two sisters, Park Callands an Irene Miller and three brothers, Russell, Eugene and Talmadge Miller. She was a homemaker and a member of the Mt. Airy Baptist Church, where she served as Mother of the church. Mrs. Callands is survived by two daughters, Cleo Thompson (Clifton) of Gretna, Virginia and Verna Mae Miller of Roanoke, Virginia; one son, Tardy Callands of Altavista, Virginia and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday (01-24-13) at 1:00 p.m. at the Mt. Airy Baptist Church with Rev. Steven Taylor officiating and Rev. Robert P. King, Sr., eulogist. A viewing will be held Wednesday (01-23-13) at Miller Funeral Home from 4-7 p.m. Miller Funeral Home, Gretna is in charge of the arrangements.
Published in The News & Advance on January 22, 2013
Mount Airy Baptist Church Cemetery
Created by: Stephanie Nichols
Record added: Jan 23, 2013
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