Victoria (Vicky) Wood Miller, after a courageous struggle with endometrial cancer, passed away on June 1, 2022, at home surrounded by family. She was born in Augusta, Georgia and raised in Edgefield, South Carolina. Vicky was predeceased by her father, William (Billy) Wood, mother, Retha Owdom Wood, and husband, James (Jim) R. Miller.
Vicky is survived by sisters, Diane (Gary) Logan and Patsy (Ed) Powell; Nieces, Kim (Adrian) Calamos and Maggie (Dakota) Hunter; Nephew, Will (Kimbli)Timmerman; grand niece and nephew, Paige and William Timmerman; stepsons, Mark and Rob Miller; and granddaughter, Josie Miller.
Vicky graduated from the University of South Carolina with a degree in accounting. She retired in 2007 as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Turner Broadcasting Systems, Inc. Prior to joining TBS, she served as Chief Financial Officer of Turner Entertainment Group, Chief Financial Officer of Bonnet Resources Corp, Senior Vice President and Treasurer of Florida National Banks of Florida, and Vice President of Wachovia Bank of Georgia. She was one of the first female Vice Presidents at First National Bank of Atlanta where she ran the Regulatory and Investor Reporting. After retirement, Vicky was asked to serve on the Board of Directors of CUNA Mutual Group.
In 2002, Vicky was named of the “Top 20 Divas of Atlanta, who are innovators, mentors, philanthropists and leaders” by Business-to-Business Magazine. To that end, she was very generous to a number of charities and institutions including St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, Mayo Clinic and Pink Ribbon.
Vicky and Jim moved permanently from Atlanta to Ponte Vedra Beach almost 20 years ago. They enjoyed traveling, attending sports events and concerts, hosting Derby Day parties, and spending time with family and friends.
Vicky and Jim will be deeply missed by their loving families and many wonderful friends.