Obits For The Miller Surname
From Tate County, MS

Obit of 
Jonathan Miller

June 24, 1881 LOCAL NEWS

MR. JONATHAN MILLER formerly of this place, died at Sandy Springs, Ark., May 19th, 1881. After a residence of forty-three years in this County, in January 1881 he immigrated to Sandy Springs, to improve his financial condition and to try to settle his children together. He was in his 81st year. He was one of the founders and a charter member of Ebenezer Lodge, No 76, and filled during his residence here almost every office in the Lodge with satisfaction in the Fraternity and honor to himself. He was a high toned honorable gentleman, upright in all his dealings, a kind and affectionate neighbor and friend, an honest man, the noblest of Gods creation. He will be kindly remembered as such by many friends he leaves two sons and one daughter to mourn their loss.


Obit Of 
Joe Bob Miller

Tate County Democrat, January 11, 1923


JOE BOB MILLER died at his home near here Dec 19th, 1922, of T.B. He was thirty-six years of age and a member of the Methodist Church, the entire family has our sympathy. News reached here last week of the death of MRS. EDA BLAIR, of Person, Ark, sister of R. M. MILLER, of this place, which occurred Dec 21st. MRS. NINA MILLER and children moved to Memphis Saturday to make their future home. MRS. MILLER will enter the Nelson College there for a business course.

Obit Of
Mrs. R M Miller

Tate County, MS Democrat April 2, 1942 


Mrs. R M Miller, age 80, of Independence, died at a Memphis hospital Tuesday, March 31st. Funeral services were said at the Greenleaf Church Wednesday, April 1. Interment followed in the Greenleaf Cemetery Rev G W Robertson of Cockrum and Rev J A Huffstatler of Independence conducted the services which were arranged by Pate and McCormick. Mrs. Miller's grandsons served as pallbearers as follows, W C Miller, Albert Blair, Durwood Blair, Correll Blair, Retus Blair, William Miller, Laverne Miller.

Mrs. Miller, who was a member of the Methodist Church, is survived by five children, Mrs. Fannie Green, Mrs. Pearce (Pearl) Blair, Mr. Henry Miller, all of Independence, Mrs. Florence Mobberly of Memphis, Tenn. and Mr. Huke Miller of Sardis. Three brothers, W C Greer, Lem Greer, and Joe Greer, all of Coldwater, and three sisters, Mrs. Hellon Merrill, Mrs. J E Ferguson, and Mrs. Minor Miller, all of Coldwater, also survive.

Obit of
Sallie Miller

Tate Co Democrat April 27, 1911

Mrs. S E Miller known as Grannie Miller, died at the home of her son R M Miller Sunday afternoon at 2:00. She was in her 84th year. She was buried at Burford Cemetery Monday at 3 p.m. Rev A N Billingsley held the funeral services. She leaves two children and a host of friends to mourn her loss.

Obit of
Simeon Miller

The Democrat, May 1903

In memory of Simeon Miller:-Sad? sad, was the hour of 4 p.m., Monday May 4th, when just as the day was nearing an end our friend and loved one Simeon Miller crossed the dark river of death only to anchor his soul in the haven of rest. He said just a short while before he left us, noting these words but to their meaning. "All is well with my soul."

Mr. Miller leaves a wife and five children who sadly mourn for their dear departed husband and father. He was born in Campbell Co GA, Nov 1?, 1831. At the age of 24 he gave himself to God living up to his promise made then until the last.

He came to Mississippi in 1864 and here made his home up to the present time. It can truly be said of Mr. Miller that none knew him save to love and respect him. His many relatives and friends will surely miss him in many of their undertakings. His remains were interred at Mt Zion cemetery Tuesday at 3 p.m. Burial services were conducted by Rev R L Bunyard, who spoke many words of comfort to the bereaved ones. 

Card of Thanks
We wish to thank our neighbors and friends for their kindness toward us during our father's last illness. God will surely reward them.
S. J. Miller; Bruton Miller

Obit of
Neta Rae Greer Miller

Name of Paper Unknown, October, 1963

MRS. NETA MILLER-Funeral is Scheduled Today At Greenleaf Coldwater, Miss., Oct 23.---Services for Mrs. Neta Greer Miller, widow of David Minor Miller, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Greenleaf Methodist Church. Burial will be in the Greenleaf Cemetery. C O Pate Funeral Home has charge.

Mrs. Miller, who was 84, died at 2:15 p.m. Tuesday at the home of her son, J E Miller of Greenleaf after a short illness. She was a Methodist.

She leaves two other sons, David M Miller of Greenleaf and Joseph D Miller of 777 Court. Memphis; two daughters, Mrs. A A Floyd of Sardis and Mrs. H J Turner of Louisville, Ky; a brother Lem Greer of Greenleaf; a sister, Mrs. Joe E Ferguson of Senatobia; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Obit of
William Henry Miller

Tate County Democrat 1964 

Funeral services were held March twenty-second at the Greenleaf Methodist Church for William Henry Miller, 81, who died March twenty-first at the home of his sister, Mrs. Pearl Blair. Mr. Miller had been ill for a long time. The services were conducted by Rev Billy Smith, pastor of Mt Zion Baptist Church. Interment was made in Greenleaf Cemetery with C O Pate Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Pallbearers were W C Miller, Robert Miller, Retus Blair, Correll Blair, Billy Miller and John Clanton.

Mr. Miller was born at Hernando and attended school there. He married Miss Ada Jo Chance in December of 1905. He was a farmer and a member of Mt Zion Baptist Church.

He leaves a son, William C Miller of Memphis; three sisters, Mrs Pearl Blair and Mrs Fannie Green of Independence and Mrs Florence Mobberly of Memphis; one brother, H L Miller of Sardis, three grandchildren, and four great grandchildren.

 Updated February 23, 2012


Tate County Coordinators: Syble Embrey & Marie Carlton

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