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Thomasine Miller

May 6, 1931 — January 24, 2022


Thomasine Watts Miller, 90, passed away on Monday, January 24, 2022 at CarePartners Hospice Solace Center (JF Keever).

Thomasine was a native and lifelong resident of Haywood County and a daughter of the late Aulton B. and Arletha Sutton Watts.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Lee Miller, who died in 2018.  Thomasine was a teacher’s assistant with the Haywood County School System for a number of years and a member of Dutch Cove Baptist Church.

She is survived by three daughters, Wanda Teague (Russell), Diane Cordell, and Melissa Hyatt (Keith) all of Canton; a son, Danny Miller (Kim) of Canton; a sister, Donna Sorrells of Canton; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 27, 2022 in the Canton Chapel of Wells Funeral Home with the Reverend Zachary Williams officiating.  Burial will follow at Crawford/Ray Memorial Gardens.

The service will be live streamed and can be accessed through Mrs. Miller’s obituary on our website at

The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to Care Angels and CarePartners Hospice.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bethel Baptist Church, (Flood Relief of Cruso in memo line) 5868 Pigeon Road, Canton, NC  28716 or to Haywood County Meals on Wheels, 157 Paragon Parkway, Suite 300, Clyde, NC  28721.

The care of Mrs. Miller has been entrusted to Wells Funeral Homes of Canton and an online memorial register is available at “Obituaries” at

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Thomasine Miller, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

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Thursday, January 27, 2022

Starts at 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Canton Chapel of Wells Funeral Home

3715 Asheville Hwy, Canton, NC 28716

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