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Mr. Earl E. Miller, age 88, of Emory Greer Road, Zionville, passed away Wednesday evening, April 8, 2015 at his residence.
Earl is survived by his wife of fifty-nine years, Lucille Wilson Miller of the home; a daughter, Debbie Potter and husband J. V. of Zionville; two sons, David Miller and wife Terri, and Donald Miller and wife Amy, all of Zionville; six granddaughters, Cindy Isaacs and husband Frankie, Jennifer Miller, Becky Zaragoza and husband Jay, Leslie Tankersley and husband Todd, Christy Miller and Victoria Lucille Potter, all of Zionville; one grandson, Michael Earl Miller and wife Christy of Zionville; two great-granddaughters, Cheyenna Isaacs and Ava Zaragoza of Zionville; and four great-grandsons, Caleb Isaacs, Dillon and Logan Zaragoza, and Nathaniel Miller, all of Zionville. He is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Luther Miller and Minnie Johnson Miller, two brothers, Max and A.L. Miller and one sister, Mary Lou Reese.
Funeral services for Mr. Earl E. Miller were conducted Saturday afternoon, April 11, 2015 at 2:00 o’clock at Zionville Baptist Church. The body lay in state at the church from 1:00 until 2:00 prior to the service. Officiating were Reverend Dwayne Tester and Reverend Doug Cheshier. Fireman honors were provided by the Watauga County Fire Fighters Association. Masonic graveside rites and entombment followed in the Zionville Baptist Church Garden Mausoleum, provided by Snow Lodge #363.
The family received friends Friday evening, from 6:00 until 8:30, at Hampton Funeral Service.
The Miller family expresses a special thank you to the staff of Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care for the care given to Mr. Miller.
Flowers are appreciated or memorial contributions may be made to the Zionville Baptist Church Garden Mausoleum Cemetery Fund, in care of Ollie Phipps, 800 Modock Road, Trade, Tennessee 37691 or Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care, 902 Kirkwood Street, Lenoir, North Carolina 28645.
Online condolences may be sent to the Miller Family at
Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.