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.
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So sorry about your loss. He always had a smile on his face. I remember we wre at the wellness center one day and I teased him about looking like Jimmy Doug Shelton. He laughed. I don,t think he liked it very much. He said he had been told that before. We will miss him. Jeanie Vaughan Gordon
Submitted by Jeanie Vaughan Gordon on Feb 6 2017 01:36:08 PM
I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Please know you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Love you! Debbie Crook Craig
Submitted by Debbie Craig on Feb 6 2017 10:57:28 AM
So sorry to hear about Red. He was a special man and we all loved him dearly! Always had fun with him at our reunions and when he and Winnie visited my momma and daddy Ernie and Helen. Thinking of you and your family Winnie.
Submitted by Bonnie Porter on Feb 5 2017 03:09:50 PM
Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. ~From a headstone in Ireland ... missing my uncle. Chriss R. Miller, East Haddam, CT
Submitted by Chriss R Miller on Feb 5 2017 02:11:24 PM
Kevin and family...
Sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers.
Submitted by Janie Vanderford on Feb 5 2017 01:35:36 PM
I'm sorry for your loss.. Look forward to this wonderful promise of the resurrection. John 5:28, 29.
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