Cover photo for Tenna Mae Bridges-Miller's Obituary
Tenna Mae Bridges-Miller Profile Photo
1960 Tenna 2023

Tenna Mae Bridges-Miller

September 9, 1960 — November 3, 2023

   Tenna Mae Bridges-Miller, 63, of Conway, NC, passed away Friday, November 3, 2023 at her home where she was being cared for by her family.

   Born in Athens, TN on Friday, September 9, 1960, she was the only daughter of the John David “Johnny’ Bridges and Virginia Mickey Simmons Bridges.

   In addition to her beloved parents, she was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Roy and Emma Simmons, paternal grandparents, William and Kate Bridges, and by a brother Charles G. Purdy Sr.

   She went to Suffolk High School in Suffolk, VA, and later attended Chattanooga State Nursing School in Chattanooga, TN. A Licensed Practical Nurse, she retired from Hamilton County Nursing Home in Chattanooga, TN

   A hard-working, fun-loving, spirited woman who loved her family with all she had, she loved bowling, crafting, gardening, playing bingo, and was an avid movie lover.

   A beloved wife, mother, grandmother and sister, she will be sorely missed by her extended family and friends.

   Surviving is her husband of 46 years, Roy W. Miller, Sr.; two daughters. Shannon Bridges- Pittman (Matthew) of Ringgold, GA and Linda Miller (Freddie Wolverton) of Conway, NC; a son, Roy W. Miller “Buddy” (April) also of Conway, NC; a stepdaughter, Cathy D. Sizemore (Keith) of Ringgold, GA; and a brother, Alfred O. Bridges (Jacqueline) of Ooltewah, TN. The loving grandmother of four grandchildren, Sara Ann Fagnan of Ringgold, GA, Brandi Lynn Miller of Eure, Grace Marie Carter and Joseph Milton Carter, both of Hobbsville, NC; and a step-grandson.

   In accordance with her wishes no services are planned. A private family gathering will be held at a later date.

   Miller Funeral Home 304 Main St. Gatesville, NC 27938 is assisting the family with the arrangements and online condolences may be made by visiting

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Tenna Mae Bridges-Miller, please visit our flower store.


Visits: 1

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree