Carol Dixon Miller

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Carol Dixon Miller, who re­tired from UPS Freight as the Vice Pres­i­dent of In­for­ma­tion Ser­vices, died April 27, 2018 at the Roper St. Fran­cis Hos­pi­tal in Charleston South Carolina. The for­mer Ca­tonsville res­i­dent was 72.

Born in Leonard­town and raised in Sandgates, MD, she was the daugh­ter of Wil­liam Reck Dixon, a farmer, and Re­becca Wal­lace Dixon, a St. Mary’s County El­e­men­tary School Prin­ci­pal. She was a 1963 grad­u­ate of Mar­garet Brent High School and she earned her Bach­e­lor’s de­gree in 1967 from Tow­son State Univer­sity.

In 1966, she mar­ried Thomas Win­field Miller, a met­al­lur­gi­cal en­gi­neer at Beth­le­hem Steel, un­til he re­tired in 2008. For many of these years, they lived on Huron Road in Ca­tonsville.

In 1980, Carol grad­u­ated from a women-in-busi­ness pro­gram at Goucher Col­lege in Bal­ti­more. This was the be­gin­ning of her busi­ness ca­reer which started at Black & Decker and then USF&G in Bal­ti­more, and then on to Rich­mond, Vir­ginia, where she worked at Overnight Truck­ing and United Par­cel Ser­vice. Dur­ing her ca­reer, she earned a Mas­ter’s of Busi­ness Ad­min­is­tra­tion from Loy­ola Col­lege. Upon her re­tire­ment in 2008, Carol and Tom moved to Seabrook Is­land, South Carolina.

Carol was an ac­tive gar­dener and mem­ber of the Seabrook Is­land Gar­den Club. She trav­elled of­ten and was de­voted to her grand­chil­dren.

Fu­neral ser­vices will be held at 11 a.m. Thurs­day 17 May at Salem Lutheran Church, 905 Fred­er­ick Road, Ca­tonsville, MD, where she was a long­time mem­ber. A me­mo­rial ser­vice will be held at 3 p.m. on 22 May at the Seabrook Is­land Club­house, 3772 Seabrook Is­land Road, Johns Is­land, SC.

Sur­vivors in­clude her two sons: Jef­frey Miller, of Emer­ald Isle, NC; Gre­gory Miller, of Dunkirk in Calvert County; a sis­ter, Joan Bai­ley, of Sandgates, MD; and six grand­chil­dren.

Ex­pres­sions of sym­pa­thy may be viewed or sub­mit­ted on­line at: www.mcal­is­ter-smith. com.

Ar­range­ments en­trusted to McAl­is­ter-Smith Fu­neral Home West Ashley, 2501 Bees Ferry Road, Charleston, SC 29414. 843-722-8371


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