Cora Miller

Cora Miller

Cora Verneda Hood Miller, of Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, departed this life on Monday, November 4, 2019, after an extended illness. She was born, Wednesday, May 18, 1938, in Millsboro, Delaware, to Howard Hood and Gladys Coverdale Hood. She received her education in Sussex County, Delaware, after which, she began working in area restaurants. Following many years in the food service industry, she entered into domestic work. She married Martin J. Miller Sr., of Rehoboth Beach, in May, 1982. Cora was a long-standing member of Faith United Methodist Church. She had many interests and hobbies. She enjoyed cooking, working crossword and cryptogram puzzles and crocheting. She worked to serve her community with Westside New Beginnings, Inc. She was an avid poet, writing and composing poems for any and all occasions. She was honored as “Poet Laureate” of the Sussex County Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Organization. And, because of her creative ability, her poetry was requested by many and has led to a large body of work. Cora was preceded in death by her husband; parents; sisters, Irene Geneva Whaley, Mary Kathryn Showell, Elsie Brittingham, Lillian Parker, Ruth Horsey and Gladys Hood; brothers, Courtland Hood, Leslie Hood and Thomas Hood; son, Herbert (Mic) Hood; step-son, Gerald Davis; granddaughter, Brittany Hood and great-granddaughter, Aiyzah Parker. Cora leaves to mourn, seven children, Barbara Hood Baker (Dale) of Gainesville, FL, Marshelia Hood and John Miller of Rehoboth, DE, Martin J. Miller Jr. (Janice) and Benetta Miller of Blythewood, SC, Antonio Miller (Schena) of Hartsville, SC, and Jeremy Williams (Alpha Sr.) of Bridgeville, DE; 15 grandchildren, Megan Hood, Mandi Hood, Brian Hood, Charmonica Hood- Mitchell (Donta), Luronda Parker (Dershawn), Martin Miller III (Angel), Callee Miller, Ashley Spangler, Vna Miller, Alpha Williams Jr, Ricardo Bannister, Isaac Tubbs, Promise Tubbs, Keelin Johnson and Elijah Morales; 14 great-grandchildren; brother, Arnold Hood (Edith); daughter-in-law, Bakeshia Hood; long-time family friend, Merle Morris and a host of beloved nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Cora was compassionate and generous. She touched those that met her and will be greatly missed.
May 18, 1938 - November 4, 201905/18/193811/04/2019
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Cora Verneda Hood Miller, of Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, departed this life on Monday, November 4, 2019, after an extended illness. She was born, Wednesday, May 18, 1938, in Millsboro, Delaware, to Howard Hood and Gladys Coverdale Hood. She received her education in Sussex County, Delaware, after which, she began working in area restaurants. Following many years in the food service industry, she entered into domestic work. She married Martin J. Miller Sr., of Rehoboth Beach, in May, 1982....

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