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June 21, 1929—July 31, 2015 John Alvin Miller, 86, was born to Joe Wesley and Eliza Jane Miller June 21, 1929, in Monroe County, TN. He passed away at his home on July 31, 2015, in Crossville. He enjoyed cutting trees, whittling, and fishing. John is survived by sons, Charlie Ray Miller (Jimmie Sisco) and Paul D. Miller (Brenda Kay); daughters, Margaret Platz (Bob), Norma Stafford (Thomas) and Edith Farmer (Ronald); grandchildren, Lisa Miller, William Jonathan Miller, Zack Miller, Christina Miller, Misty Rupe, Kevin Miller, Ronnie Platz, Tammy Platz, Gary Platz, Kathy Platz, Josh Miller, Abby Miller and Maggie Miller; 38 great-grandchildren; 15 great-great-grandchildren; brothers, Luther and Simon Miller; and sisters, Willie Long and Mabel Miller. John was preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Eliza Miller; wife, Dorothy Lee Pace Miller; son, Henry Clay Miller; grandson, Randy Platz; brothers, James, Eli, Oscar, Raymond, Clifford and Norman Miller, and Sam Arden; and sister, Mattie Taylor. Service was held Aug. 3 at Bakers Cross Roads Baptist Church, officiated by Brother Leslie Hickey, Brother Ed Shaver and Brother Danny Allen. Burial was in Creston Cemetery. Crossville Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. was in charge of the arrangements.
Published on  August 3, 2015
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