Margaret Miller

  • Born: October 4, 1945
  • Died: February 23, 2015
  • Location: Wilmington, North Carolina

Padgett Funeral and Cremation Services

401 W Main St
Wallace, NC 28466
Tel. (910) 285-3309

Tribute & Message From The Family

Ms. Margaret Miller, age 69 of Wilmington, NC, passed away on Monday, February 23, 2015 at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at Padgett Funeral Home in Wallace, NC conducted by the Rev. Addie Bonsignore. A private burial will follow at East Duplin Memorial Gardens in Beulaville, NC. The family will have a visitation one hour prior to the services at Padgett Funeral Home in Wallace, NC.
She is survived by her daughter, Lesia F. Roberts and her husband Tim of Wilmington, NC, two grandchildren, Zachary Bland Roberts and Sydney Ann Roberts of Wilmington, NC and two brothers, Ronnie Miller and wife Young of Oxford, NC and Michael Miller and wife Diane of Graham, NC, numerous nieces and nephews and her 2 special four-legged companions, Dolce and her cherished Lola.
Margaret was born on October 4, 1945 in Duplin County, NC, to the late James Oliver and Letta Howard Miller and was preceded in death by four sisters, Joy DeAngelo, Kathy Miller, Dorothy Miller and Sue Lape and one brother, James Miller.
Margaret was a wonderful and loving mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, sister and daughter. She had a tremendous amount of love for her family and always served as their care giver.
Margaret worked as a nurse for many years serving Duplin, Pender and New Hanover counties until joining the Pharmaceutical industry with Bayer and later retiring from Schering-Plough in 2008.
Margaret's family would like to say a special thank you to her caregivers, Pamela Barnes, Haley Laurie, Jean Prince and Peggy Potter as the last couple of months have been a long journey with Dementia and her most recent stroke. Also, a very special thank you to Elderhaus at the Lake and Lower Cape Fear Hospice for your grace and kindness.
The Lord has called an angel home and she has earned her wings! You will be forever in our hearts and if we can only love as much as you have!
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Margaret's memory to the Elderhaus at the Lake 1950 Amphitheater Drive Wilmington, NC 28401.
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Condolence & Memory Journal

It has been over 6 months since mom passed. I miss her so much that beautiful smile, gentle heart, loving spirit. we will meet again in a much happier place. Momma I sure do miss you and love you!

Posted by Lesia Roberts - wilmington, NC - daughter   September 11, 2015

Margaret was my wonderful friend and neighbor when she lived at Wrightsville West. I missed her very much when she moved. I will always remember her as one of the most giving people I've ever known. My deepest sympathy.

Posted by Dorothy Guggenheimer - Wilmington, NC   February 27, 2015

Many of my memories are filled with afternoons with Sydney at Grandma's house. I'm so glad I was able to experience those times. Heaven gained a kind, life-loving, funny, strong woman. She will be greatly missed. My heart and my love goes out to Lesia, Tim, Sydney and Zach; a generous, loving family that was cared for me and for my family during difficult times, and to all others whom this sweet lady touched in her lifetime.

Posted by Anastasia Davis - Charlotte, NC   February 25, 2015


Lesia, I have great, fond memories of growing up two doors down from you. Memories of watching Elvis Presley movies with your Mama. Boy how she loved them. She pierced my ears for the first time. She was a very sweet lady. Your mama has always been proud of you and you took great care of her. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Love you.

Posted by Rhonda Casteen - Rose Hill, NC - Friend   February 25, 2015

As a neighbor classmate and best friend I will always cherish the memory of her being there for me with a loving word of wisdom or any kindness she would share with me. Being best friends for a life time now an emptiness has come over me. There are no best friends as special as my friend lost. I will miss her but now she is not suffering any more and I find solace in knowing she is at rest and in a wonderful place. This special woman was in a place in my heart that no one else can fill. I wish I had told her more how much I loved her. There must be others who loved her greatly. She was always genuine and the same every time I saw her. Margaret was the kindest person I have ever known. Her child Lesia is just like this very special person. With tears in my eyes I say thank the Good Lord I had the privilege of knowing her. Love to you always my friend Margaret.kk

Posted by Rita Hawes Putz - Jacksonville, NC - Friend   February 25, 2015

I have wonderful memories of Ms. Margaret. She was like a second mother to me growing up. Lesia, heaven has another angel. She was a wonderful Mom to you and she loved you so much. You in turn were a wonderful daughter and made sure she was taken care of and loved. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I Love you my friend.

Posted by Pamela Bright - Wilmington, NC - Friend of Lesias   February 25, 2015

God has a beautiful angel. You were a wonderful mother to Lesia and she loved you dearly. I have know you since I was 12 years old and you took me as one of your own. I am so sorry Lesia. Please know that you and your family are in my prayers always. Love you very much Friend.

Posted by Vallary Jefferson - Hampstead, NC - friend of daughter   February 25, 2015

Lesia and family ,I'm so sorry to hear of your loss.Praying the love of Jesus and the comforting power of the Holy spirit be with you and your family during this time.

Posted by Judy Powell - Wilmington, NC   February 25, 2015


Thoughts and prayers for Leisa and family as your hearts mend.

Posted by Vern and Connie Christianson - Anchorage, AK   February 25, 2015


Although we cannot be there with you all during this time, we send our love and prayers your way. Margaret was such a sweet, loving, caring lady and was truly blessed with such a special family. Lesia, Tim, Zach and Sydney, how lucky you were to have had one another. We pray that the special memories of Margaret will stay near and dear in your hearts and will comfort you and bring you peace during this time. Our love to each of you and thank you Dear Lord for the precious times we were able to spend with Margaret. Love, Angela, Steve and Patrick

Posted by Angela, Steve and Patrick McKibben - Gainesville, GA - In-laws and nephew to Lesia   February 25, 2015


So sorry for your loss Ms Margaret was so sweet always had a smile and loved her family so much She will always be with you in your heart and you will always have the memories she always said i love you before you walked out the door for work she was a special lady and will be missed

Posted by Jean Prince - wilmington, NC - friend   February 24, 2015

We wish you peace and God's love through this difficult time. You are so blessed as a family to have been close and lucky enough in that closeness to have made many special memories with Margaret that will be yours forever. She will be missed. The Wheelers

Posted by Alton & Angela Wheeler - Wilmington, NC - Friend   February 24, 2015

Sure will miss seeing Margaret she was always so precious much love to all the family

Posted by David E Roberts - Flowery Branch, GA - brother of son in law   February 24, 2015