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Obituary for Geneva Taylor (Miller)

Geneva Miller Taylor, age 85, of the Clark’s Valley section of Swords Creek, Virginia passed away Tuesday (January 25, 2022) at her home. Born July 28, 1936 in Russell County, Virginia, she was a daughter of the late Teddy and Iowa Perkins Miller. A lifelong resident of the area, she was a member of Swords Creek Community Baptist Church. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Tom Taylor and brothers, Lewis Miller, J.P. Miller, Clay Miller, Harley Miller and Perry Miller.
Survivors include four daughters, Rita Osborne and husband, Steve of Swords Creek, Virginia, Loretta Shrewsbury and husband, Lionel of Bluefield, Virginia, Patsy Taylor of Anchorage, Alaska and Beverly Sutherland and husband, Edward of Mountain City, Tennessee; one son, Darrell Taylor and wife, Kristina of Lebanon, Virginia; two brothers, Ben Miller and wife, Phyllis of Honaker, Virginia and Kermit Miller and wife, Wanda of Swords Creek, Virginia; three sisters, Melba Sharon Cardamone and husband, John of Cayce, South Carolina, Gay Ramey and husband, Roger of Graham, North Carolina, and Kay Miller of Swords Creek, Virginia; sister-in-law, Patricia Miller of Swords Creek, Virginia; six grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren; one special step-grandson, Josh Sutherland; four great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 PM Sunday in the Honaker Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Arnold King officiating. Interment will follow in the Greenhills Memory Gardens at Claypool Hill, Virginia.
Pallbearers will be Kevin Hess, Tristan Hess, Colton Hess, Chad Plaster, Edward Sutherland and Lionel Shrewsbury.
Steve Osborne and Brian Johnson will serve as honorary pallbearers.
The family will receive friends at the Honaker Funeral Home from 1 PM until the funeral hour.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Swords Creek Community Baptist Church, 3305 Kent’s Ridge Road, Swords Creek, Virginia 24649.