Thomas Wendell "Thom" Miller
Apr 9, 2013
Thomas Wendell \"Thom\" Miller
April 9, 2013
Thomas Wendell \"Thom\" Miller, 63, of Athens, died on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at his residence.
A native and lifelong resident of McMinn County, he was preceded in death by his father, Howard Thomas Miller. He was a former employee of The Daily Post-Athenian, Coppingers\' Printing and Modern Way Printing and was also a heavy equipment operator. He was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church of Athens and Meigs Masonic Lodge 213.
Survivors include one daughter, Julie Renae Ellison of Athens; one son, Jake Miller and his fiancée, Karmen McKeehan, both of Athens; one grandson, Sawyer Grant Ellison; his mother, Charlotte Elizabeth Morrow Miller of Athens; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Sherry and Wayne Covington of Athens, and Linda and Philip Failyer of Gainesville, Ga.; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 7 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home with the Rev. Gerald Atkins and the Rev. Leuty McDermott officiating. Burial will be 11 a.m. Friday in Cedar Grove Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Joey Lowry, Adam Hudson, Mike Dixon, DeWayne Hill, Duskin Sledge and Durand Sledge.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Meigs Masonic Lodge 213 for widows and orphans.
Those unable to attend may send condolences at www.laycock-hobbs.com
Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home of Athens is in charge of arrangements.