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“Eleanor and my mother, Florence Atkinson, were close friends. Peace and blessings to all of Eleanor's family. ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Lisa Atkinson Smith - Franklin, TN

“The time spent with her was wonderful and I wish there could have been more. No matter how ill she was, she always showed true grace and courage. She...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Janice Livingston - Liverpool, NY

“We at Still Hopes feel so blessed that Eleanor decided to come to live at Third floor McDowell. I have been so thankful that I had an opportunity to...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Frances Tupper - West Columbia

“My "Southern Grandma" was a true Lady and I am lucky to have known her. I enjoyed hearing her stories ; she always had a punch line that you just...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Lindsey Baire - Irmo, SC

“I love my Aunt Eleanor:) She has always been my friend and supporter. She always kept in touch with me and let me know all about family history and...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Gloria LeSueur - Wayzata, MN

“The staff of Dunbar Funeral Home extends our deepest sympathies to the Miller family ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Greg Dunbar - Columbia, SC


COLUMBIA - Graveside service for Grace Eleanor Gaines Miller, 86, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, April 1, 2012, in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Easley. Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, is assisting the family.
Mrs. Miller, resident of S.C. Episcopal Home at Still Hopes, died Thursday, March 29, 2012. Born in Liberty, she was a daughter of the late Barnet P. and Grace Iola Ridgeway Gaines. A member of Trenholm Road United Methodist Church, she was an artist who enjoyed oil painting and playing the piano. When she was younger, she was active in the S.C. Republican Party in the Upstate.
Surviving are her sons, William "Bill" Miller (Pat) of Mills River, N.C., Jon Michael Miller (Debbie) of West Columbia; sister, Doris Merck (Hugh) of Columbia; grandchildren, Lindsey Baire (Tom), Janice Livingston, Laura Miller, Charles Miller; nephew, Phillip Gaines; nieces, Virginia Senn, Gloria LeSueur, Cathy Tyson and Cindi Stone. She was predeceased by her husband, Billy "Bill" Morton Miller; brother, Samuel "Sam" P. Gaines; and daughter, Sherri Miller.
Memorials may be made to Palmetto Health Hospice, PO Box 602575, Charlotte, NC 28260-2575 or American Cancer Society, 128 Stonemark Lane, Columbia, SC 29210.
Please sign the online guestbook at www.dunbarfunerals.com.