Cynthia Ann Miller Ziegler, age 62 of Stone Mountain, GA, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 17, 2018 at Emory Hospital following a long illness. She is preceded in death by parents Col. William Harry Miller and Erma Louise Adkins Miller of Stone Mountain, GA, and by brother David F. Miller of Sonoma, CA. Cindy is survived by her beloved sons, David Ludwig Ziegler (28) of Stone Mountain, GA and Anthony Jurgen Ziegler (23) of Spartanburg, SC; her siblings Susan M. Roof (Joseph H.) of Dawsonville, GA, Stephen C. Miller (Jayne A.) of Boulder, CO, and William H. Miller II (Maxine E.) of Stone Mountain, GA. She also leaves behind three nieces R. Shannon Bulechek (Bill) of Pickens, SC; Katherine A. Roof of Tucker, GA; Joy E. Miller of Bainbridge Is, WA; one nephew Patrick B. Miller (Christen) of Seattle, WA; two step-nephews Geoffrey B. and Aidan J. Longhurst of Boulder, CO; three great nieces Jessica A. Bulechek of Fayetteville, NC; Jennifer L. and Emily L. Bulechek of Pickens, SC; and her sweet companion Miss Kitty. Cindy graduated from Tucker High School, attended Young Harris College, and graduated from UGA. She lived near Pendleton, SC for about 18 years where she married, raised her boys, enjoyed Lake Hartwell, attended St. Andrew and St. Joseph Catholic Churches, volunteered as a scout leader and art teacher, and worked at La France where she was a textile designer. She was a true artist who created paneled stained glass and mosaics, pottery and ceramic arts, beaded jewelry, and assorted paper arts. After relocating in Fall 2008 to Stone Mountain, GA, she cared devotedly for her Mom, bringing her own unique magic to the residents and staff at Cobblestone of Park Springs. She continued her faith journey as a member of St. Stephen the Martyr Catholic Parish (Lilburn). Cindy loved the ocean and Charleston’s coastal region brought her immense joy—Sullivan’s Island, Isle of Palms, Pawley’s Island. All who knew her can attest to the sacred connection and groundedness Cindy felt here. Cindy celebrated holidays with extravagance. She loved movies and music. She enjoyed the natural world for all its healing, beauty, and wonder; countless fairies and gnomes found refuge in the intricate worlds she cultivated among her gardens. She believed in collecting rocks and shells. She believed in taking pictures. She believed in pausing to soak in a moment. She practiced gratitude and meant every one of her life’s “I love yous”. Cindy was most content when surrounded by family and her many friends. Visitation is Dec 19, 2018, from 5:30PM to 8:30PM, at Wages & Sons Funeral Home, Stone Mountain. A funeral mass will be held Dec 20, 2018, at 10:30AM at St. Stephen the Martyr Catholic Church, Lilburn. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Cindy’s life. Send condolences to Wages & Sons. Honorary donations may be made to St. Stephen the Martyr Catholic Church,Our Lady of Perpetual Help Cancer Home,American Cancer Society or Fur Kids.

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  1. Many memories we shared while in South Caroline–an adopted sister to me–we laughed/cried/ and shared special moments–every day it was always what are we going to do tonight??? It’s hard to let go but you are no longer in pain–I will see you in the future–your partner in crime.

  2. A truly caring and lovely woman. Anyone who met her or knew her is richer for the acquaintance. She will be missed. My heartfelt condolences go out to David and Anthony and the rest of the Miller clan.

  3. So long gentle loving soul…we will miss you at the potters wheel. I will never forget you saluting the sunset on the mountaintop. My condolences to your family. She will be missed.

  4. I so enjoyed our pottery classes and sitting next to you. Your Zen helped greatly in creating beautiful work. Rest In Peace.❤️

  5. You are such a wonderful person. I haven’t been in close contact with you for years but, I will never forget how both our families stayed so close as time went by. I will miss you.

    Love,
    Ron

  6. Cindy’s battle was fought valiantly by her and her loved ones. Love and condolences to Cindy’s sons and the entire Miller family.

  7. Cindy will be sorely missed. With love and admiration for her spunk and amazing talent, Ben and I say Goodbye. She fought the good fight.

  8. She was the first person that helped me find my way in my first job even though we only worked two weeks together. A complete inperation in my life. Watched David and Anthony grow up. Having many dinners with them. Living in the family house when they all moved to Germany and back. What wonderful memories. She is and always will be a special part in my life. So sad but so happy your out of pain. Many Blessings you her Boys and her lovely family and friends who have helped her deal with the last difficult years. My heart ♥️ goes out to you all. With many loving memories, Alice Swart Dahlmann

  9. I am so sorry to hear of Cynthia’s passing. I have many fond memories of us raising our children in Anderson. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. I hope you all are surrounded by loving arms to help guide you through this time.

    Margie , Allen , and Griff Carosiello

  10. Our deepest condolences to all of Cynthia’s family, especially To David and Anthony. Cynthia was a bright and creative light. I will alway remember her smile and treasure our time together as Cub Scout den mothers with our boys. Love you Miss Cynthia

    Karoline O’Rourke and family

  11. So sad to hear of Cindy’s passing. The last time I saw her was at a multi-year high school reunion. What was so great about going that year was that there were siblings attending together that had been at same high school. She was there with her brother, Steve. Bill, a younger sibling, was in my graduating class and married my best friend from high school, Maxine. She had such artistic talent and a sweet soul. I will miss her and miss the times I could have had with her.

  12. What a precious soul she was. I thought she was beautiful inside & out. The world has lost such a bright light. Love & prayers for all.

  13. There’s s new Cindy shaped hole in my heart. Sweet Cindy. You fought the good fight and now have the peace you so richly deserve. We will miss you so, but know you are taking Heaven by storm. You know there is a special place in heaven for those who shape the clay! God’s peace and blessings to you family and all the loved ones you leave behind. You will be sorely missed.

  14. We are deeply moved by this sad news. We met many years ago and became good friends. It was impossible not to love Cynthia and the charm she spread around. She will stay in our hearts and prayers.
    We will miss you so much, Cindy. Rest in Peace.
    Our condolences to her loved ones, especially David and Anthony.

  15. Just learned of Cynthia’s death. We spent days together at Cobblestone caring for family and supporting each other. She was so kind and loving to her mother, to staff, and others in Cobblestone. Her light will shine in my heart.

  16. To Susan Roof and the Miller family, heartfelt sympathy from the Loving Stitches Prayer Shawl stitchers of Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church, Dawsonville, on the passing of Cindy. Our hearts and prayers are with you. God’s blessings to all.

  17. Dear Susan,
    So very sorry to hear of the passing of your sister, Cindy. May the wonderful memories that you shared be forever in your heart. You are in my thoughts and prayers at this time. Love, Lila Jean

  18. I wanted to extend my condolences to the friends and family of Cindy. It is clear from all of the guest who have signed that she is loved by many. It is not easy to endure the loss of those whom we love, but God’s word gives us comfort in times of deep distress. I hope his promises at Rev.21:4; John 5:28,29 are able to comfort you now.

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