Sharon Miller Sabin
Sharon Miller Sabin, 70, died on February 11, 2019, at Asbury Hospice House in Hattiesburg. Visitation and funeral service will be held at Trinity Episcopal Church. Visitation will be Wednesday, February 13, 2019, from 9:30 – 11:30 AM with the service immediately following at 11:30 AM.
Mrs. Sabin, the daughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. (Alice) David M. Miller, Jr., was born in Memphis, TN in 1948. Her family moved to Hattiesburg in 1951, after her father finished dental school. She graduated from Hattiesburg High School in 1966, and received her BS in Nursing from The University of Mississippi in 1970. She remained at University Medical Center in Jackson, MS after graduation and worked as Head Nurse of the Pediatric Emergency Room and Pediatric Outpatient Clinics.
She married Dr. James Stephen Sabin in 1973. They lived in Jackson until Jim completed his residency in psychiatry in 1975. After two years in the United States Air Force at Sheppard Air Force Base in Wichita Falls, TX and three years in private practice in Meridian, MS, they moved to Hattiesburg in 1980.
She was a loving wife, mother of two children and an avid gardener. She served as the Office Manager for her husband’s medical practice from 1995 until their retirement in 2014.
She was an active member of Trinity Episcopal Church where she served in many roles, including Vestry, Altar Guild, Flower Guild, and Sunday School Teacher. She was a member of South Mississippi Medical Alliance, a life member of Hattiesburg Junior Auxiliary, and The Original Home & Garden Club.
Survivors include her husband, James S. Sabin, M.D.; daughter, Elizabeth Sabin Carden (Joe) of Alexandria, VA; son, David H. Sabin (Carrie) of Oxford, MS; three brothers – Dr. David M. Miller, III (Nancy) of Nashville, TN; Dr. Gilbert A. Miller (Minnie) of Bamberg, SC, and Fred H. Miller (Stephanie) of Wheaton, IL. Grandchildren – William J. Carden, Andrew J. Carden, Lainee Gibson and Jonathan S. Sabin. Nieces – Megan Miller Bonneau, Erin Miller, Corrina Miller, Anona Miller, and Bonnie Miller; Nephews – Jessie Miller, Jack Miller, and Noah Miller; and local cousins – Brenda O’Neal Lambert, Diane O’Neal, Dr. Kelly O’Neal, and Dr. Michael O’Neal.
Memorials may be made to Trinity Episcopal Church Flower Guild.
Hulett-Winstead Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.