Nancy Jeanette Miller Mayhew

Posted at 5:29 PM on Jan 11, 2019


Nancy Jeanette Miller Mayhew, 97, of Troutman, N.C.,  passed away on Wednesday, January 9, 2019, at the Gordon Hospice House.

Mrs. Mayhew was born August 23, 1921, in Iredell County and was the daughter of the late Robie Baxter Miller and Ollie Lee Story Miller. She attended Mooresville, N.C., schools and was married to the late James Robert “Bob” Mayhew, who died in 1996.

Mrs. Mayhew was a member of New Perth ARP Church in Troutman. She retired from Troutman Industries as a seamstress and continued sewing and crafting until the age of 97. Jeanette enjoyed many years of sewing and crafting with friends at the Iredell Senior Center and also enjoyed traveling with friends.

She is survived by one son, Robert Darrell Mayhew of Mooresville; one daughter, Brenda Clontz (Vernon) of Mooresville; one sister, Joann Gamble of Mooresville; one brother, R.B. Miller Jr. of Mooresville; half-brother, Archie Miller of Troutman; three grandchildren, Cheryl Harmon (David), Scott Clontz, and Stacy Clontz (Janet); six great-grandchildren, Shane Harmon (Megan), Dustin Harmon, Will Clontz, Brandon Clontz, Logan Bowden (Hunter) and Ashley Grimsley.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Bill H. Miller, and brother-in-law, Paul Gamble.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, January 15, 2019, in the Troutman Funeral Home Chapel. The family will visit with friends from 1 to 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Iredell Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

She left many talents and memories with family and friends that will be shared for many generations. It blessed her heart to know that she had shared and left many pieces of her handwork with each of her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and many friends. She continued her love of sewing and crocheting until shortly before her death.

The family would like to thank the CNAs, Nurses and Staff of Hospice of Iredell County and the staff at Gordon Hospice House. Online condolences may be made to the family at 

Troutman Funeral Home is serving the family of Nancy Jeanette Mayhew.

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