Shelva Dean (Miller) Carter

August 25, 1942 ~ November 30, 2021 (age 79)


Shelva Dean Miller Carter, 79, of Spencer, passed away Tuesday November 30, 2021 at her residence at Compass in Spencer..

She is the daughter of the late Lola Varnador Miller and Joseph Daniel Miller born in Salisbury on August 25, 1942.

Shelva worked at the VA hospital as a housekeeper and retired from there. She was a member of Rockwell Church of God. She loved baking and serving at her church. Her live was about helping in any way she could through her church.

She is preceded in death by both her parents and a brother Alvin Miller.

Those left to cherish her are her daughter Jodie McCloud of Lincolnton, NC, son- Aaron Carter of Concord, NC, brothers- Billy Miller, Lonnie Miller, Donnie Miller, Terry Miller sisters- Betty Keever, Kaye Edwards, Gaye Lail, grandchildren- Holly McCloud, Nicholas McCloud, Bradley Carter and Chole Carter.

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