Annie Lois Cates Miller

Posted at 12:41 PM on Nov 14, 2017


Annie Lois Cates Miller, 88, of Statesville, passed away, Monday, November 13, 2017, at the Gordon Hospice House.

Lois was born April 25, 1929, in Iredell County and was the daughter of the late John Ivy Cates and Ida Hoover Cates. She was a graduate of Celeste-Henkel School and was a member of Mt. Herman Lutheran Church. She worked for and retired from Bell South Company.

In addition to her parents, Lois was preceded in death by one son, Keith Miller, and seven siblings. She is survived by two sisters, Reba Josey of Statesville and Doris Thomas of Jupiter, Fla.; as well as numerous nieces and nephews and several cousins.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 18, 2017, at Mt. Herman Lutheran Church with Rev. Will Dulin officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will visit with friends on Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m.

Memorials may be made to Mt. Herman Lutheran Church, 106 Mt. Hermon Road, Statesville NC 28625 or to Hospice and Palliative Care of Iredell County, 2347 Simonton Road, Statesville NC 28677.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

Nicholson Funeral Home is serving the family of Lois Miller.

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