Carol Dixon Miller
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
CAROL DIXON MILLER