Jim Miller



Tupelo- Jim Miller, 82, died Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 quietly at his residence surrounded by those he loved most, his family. Born on June 9, l934 in Cullman, AL to Arthur and Willie Patterson Miller. He graduated from Cullman High School where he played and lettered in football. He was also a DJ with the local Cullman Radio Station. He attended LSU. He served his country in the U.S. Marines and the Marine Corps Reserve.

He moved to Tupelo and began his career in sales, where he met the love of his life, Arweeda "Winnie" Miller. They were married for 54 years.

He won several national sales awards. He was a longtime active member and former President of the Home builders Association as well as the Kidney Association. Jim was a recreational pilot for many years, he enjoyed going to the Wellness Center, cheering for the New Orleans Saints and being with his grandchildren. He attended The Orchard Church.

A service celebrating his life will be held at 2 PM Today, Monday Feb. 6, 2017 at the Tupelo Chapel of Holland Funeral Director with Dr. Bryan Collier, Bro. Will Rambo and Bro. Andy Black officiating. Visitation will be from 1 PM-service time on Monday. Burial will follow at Lee Memorial Park.

Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Arweeda "Winnie" Miller of Tupelo; 3 sons, Stan Miller of Fulton, Kevin Miller (Shannon) of Corinth and Mike Miller of Tupelo. 5 grandchildren; Lowgen, Braxton, Cole, Connor and Raylin Miller. His brother, Buzzy Miller (Nel) of Arkansas. His brother in law: Jimmy Addington of Ecru. 2 sisters in law, Sherron Miller and Muriel Miller both of Cullman, AL along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other near relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers , Marc Miller, Ed Miller (Mary) and YoYo Miller.

Pallbearers will be Stan Miller, Kevin Miller, Kenneth Miller, Lowgen Miller, Stevie Shaw, and Jimmy Addington.

Condolences may be e-mailed to hollandfuneraldirectors@comcast.net.