Terry Bryson Miller

Friday, September 12, 1952 - Friday, June 17, 2022

A Lady Greatly Loved

Photo of Terry Bryson Miller  - 1952-2022

Canton - It is with deep sorrow and much love that the family of Terry Bryson Miller announce her peacefully passing on Friday, June 17th at the age of 69.  Terry Bryson Miller was born September 12, 1952, to the late William H. and Juanita Baxter Bryson.  After graduation from Pisgah High School in 1970, she worked for several years as a dietitian at the former Canton Nursing Home.  Terry then became an employee at Champion International Papers for 28 years and retired from Evergreen Paper Company in 2007.  Terry was a devoted wife, mother, sister, and aunt and Terry was also a phenomenal cook.  She never met a stranger and had one of the kindest, warmest personalities you could ever encounter.  Terry enjoyed cooking, baking, playing scrabble, bingo, and last but not least, spending time with her loved ones.  She will be deeply missed by her family, friends, and all who knew her. 

Terry was preceded in death by her brothers Vernon Bryson, William H. Baxter, Samuel Henderson, Lawrence Bryson; and sister, Marquetta Gentry. 

Left to cherish her precious memories are her husband John Miller, son Shelley Bryson, daughter Jennifer Miller; her brothers Milton Baxter of Sanford, NC, Charles W. Bryson (Norma) of Canton, NC, Dennis L. Bryson (Pat) of Canton, NC, and sister Marsha Bryson; nieces, Danaka Bryson, Crystal Douglas, Monica Bryson, Machelle Bryson, Melynda Bryson, and Crystal Henderson; nephews, Shaun Bryson, Charles Bryson Jr., Milton Baxter Jr., and Jason Haney; brother-in-laws; Charles Miller Sr (Marilyn), the late Ward Miller(Vicki), Rev. Randolph Miller, and Craig Miller (Cathedra).  She also had numerous great-nieces, nephews, and a host of cousins who meant the world to her.

A celebration of life will be held for Terry Bryson Miller at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, June 25, 2022 at Crawford / Ray Funeral Home and Cremation Service located at 1 North Main Street, Canton NC 28716. The family will be receiving friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the funeral service.Burial will be at Crawford / Ray Memorial Gardens. Please feel free to attend if you would like to pay your respects.

The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the staff of Mission Hospital for their care and compassion.

Crawford / Ray Funeral Home and Cremation Service is honored to be caring for the Miller family. 


Condolences from family and friends

My heart hurts and love and prayers for all her family. So many years working together and the stories, laughter and sadness that we shared. You will be missed but remembered lovingly. Thank you for the memories, especially UNO, you made me cry with laughter on that one. We will see each other again. Love to all.❤
Peggy Donaldson
Terry was a great friend she will be missed
noreen nelson
Terry was a beautiful soul with an uplifting smile and spirit that will certainly be missed by many. Sending love to the family and keeping you all in our hearts and prayers
The Walkers of Greenville N.C.
Sending our condolences and good thoughts to the Miller family. We are so sorry to hear this. Steve & Laura
Steve and Laura Wehking
My heart is broken, I have lost a very precious friend , you were one of the best , I am so blessed to have you as a friend ! You were so kind and so loved by alot of people .You will be missed but never forgotton , So rest in peace my friend .To all the family i am so sorry for your loss. god be with all of you during this time.
Mazie Hargrove.
I do very sorry to hear of the passing of Terri! She was the sweetest and most kind person. Memories of working with her lingers fondly in my heart. She will be missed! May God grace you with strength and comfort during this time.
Cheryl McFalls Summey
So many fond memories of Terry as she was a large part of my teenage years. I know heaven is a little brighter with her smile. To her family, many, many prayers and much love are being sent. May the Lord grant eternal peace to all.
Vikki Conley Ikard
My deepest sympathy to all of Terry's family.
Juanita Dixon
John It saddens me to read of Terry’s passing but what a glourus day in Heaven will it be Thank you for allowing me to be your florist for all your special times Vicki
Vickie Gregg
My condolences to my family. Terry was such a beautiful person with a big heart! Keeping you in my thoughts prayers! With Love the Baxter Family!
Ingrid Baxter Hunter
So sorry to hear that Terry has passed away. I worked with her at the paper mill for several years. She was a sweet lady. Prayers for all the family.
Kenneth Johnson
My sincere condolence to the Miller and Bryson Family, May God continue to bless each of you ,
Winona Walker
Terry was a beautiful person with a smile that would melt any heart. RIP. Dear friend
Belinda Cable
My deepest condolences and prayers to John, Shelley, Jennifer and the entire Miller and Bryson family. May God comfort and keep you all at this difficult time. Love and prayers from the Martins.
Sonya Baxter-Martin
My condolences to the family of Terri Bryson Miller. She was a remarkable and loving person and my friend and neighbor. I will miss her smile and caring ways. She radiated love. She is now flying with the angels to watch over us til we meet again. Love you Terri, God's got you now
Marie Love
My Condolences to the family of Terry Bryson Miller
Patricia McZell Camara
John and family, I'm so sorry to hear of your wife's passing. Sending prayers for all.
Nancy Swanger