Carol “Buggs” Louise Miller left this world behind on October 31, 2021, surrounded with the comfort of her loved ones after suffering with double pneumonia covid complications. It would be wrong to say that Carol lost this battle; because she never stopped fighting. Heaven opened up its gates and gained the most beautiful angel that day.
Carol was born in Nampa, ID on August 5, 1952 to Ivan “Jake” and Julia “Mardella” Mann. She was the oldest girl in the Mann family of 9 children; Dale, Bud, Doug, Carol, Connie, Tex, Dave, Cora and Delmer. She acquired the nickname “Sug” (Sugar) from her father, but “Buggs” is the name that most dearingly referred to her (because of the thick glasses that she wore). Her sweet vibrant spirit touched the lives of so many. She had the ability to make you feel like the most important person in the world. Everyone gravitated toward her upbeat magnetic personality. She was truly a beacon of light and love.
As much as she lit up our lives her grandchildren were the pride and joy of hers. There was no mistaking the squeal of delight when one of them walked into the room. Good times, laughter and hugs were never on short supply when Grandma Carol was near. Her love for them was immeasurable and everlasting.
Carol’s passion for music was extraordinary. There was always a sparkle in her eye and a song in her heart. Her talents were endless, there wasn’t an instrument she could not play. She enjoyed nothing more than sharing that gift with those around her. There is no doubt that will be her lasting legacy.
Carol is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Jamie and Ryan Tracy of Caldwell and their three daughters Julia, Molly and Hazel; son and daughter-in-law, Brad and Kira Wilson of New Plymouth, their three children Madison, Kaylee, and Brock, plus a great grandson Roman; brothers, sisters, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. And the love of her life, James (Jim) Zimmerman of Glenns Ferry, where they lived and built their lives together after her retirement from the Nampa School District in 2015.
She is preceded in death by her father and mother and brothers Dale and Delmer.
A celebration of life will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, November 6, 2021 at the St. David’s Episcopal Church, in Caldwell. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to St. David’s Episcopal Church, 1800 Arlington Ave., Caldwell, ID 83605.
To know her was to love her! She enriched each and every one of our lives, we will forever cherish our time spent with this remarkable woman. The memories made with her will remain a highlight to those who were blessed enough to know her.
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