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Natalie Hough Miller, 90, of Ranson passed away Thursday, July 30, 2020 at her residence under the care of Hospice of the Panhandle.

She was born March 21, 1930 in Jefferson County. She was the daughter of the late John F. Hough and Lillian (Souders) Hough.

Mrs. Miller along with her late husband owned and operated the former IGA Market Manor Grocery Store in Charles Town from 1962 to 1989.

She was a faithful member of the Zion Episcopal Church, Charles Town, where she had served two terms of the church vestry. Also, she was a member of the church altar guild and helped with the farmers market.

She attended Charles Town High School.

She was a member of the Women of the Moose Chapter 1028, Charles Town, charter member of the Ranson Civic Club; she volunteered at the Jefferson County Community Ministries and was an avid bowler.

She is survived by her sons, Arthur Donald Miller, Jr. and wife Mary, of Ranson, John Ernest Miller, of Ranson and his companion,  Carol Hoover, of Winchester, Virginia; daughter, Barbara M. Hardy and husband Stephen, of Martinsburg; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; sister, Kathryn Beahm, of Ranson; nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Donald Miller, Sr. who died Aug. 10, 1997; daughter, Carolyn N. O’Brien who died June 24, 2000 and sister, Louise Magaha who died June 14, 2005.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020 at the Edge Hill Cemetery, Charles Town with The Reverend Dean Lawrence officiating.

There will be no visitation.

The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Ann McKee for her loving care toward their mother.

Please follow the Covid-19 restrictions.

Memorial contributions may be made to Zion Episcopal Church, 221 East Washington St., Charles Town, WV 25414.

Arrangements are by the Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home, Charles Town.

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