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Dallas Dean Miller

dallas-millerDallas Dean Miller, age 81, 112 Oak Street, Erwin, passed away Thursday, November 24, 2016, in the Franklin Woods Community Hospital, Johnson City. He was a son of the late Clifford and Berdie Berry Miller. Mr. Miller was born in Yancey County, NC and had lived most of his life in Unicoi County. He was a self-employed carpet/floor covering installer. Mr. Miller was a U.S. Army Veteran and recipient of the National Defense Medal and Good Conduct Medal. He attended the Lily Dale Church of Christ. Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Bobby Miller; three sisters, Julia Rice, Ova Foster and Chloe Towns.

Mr. Miller leaves behind to cherish his memories, his wife of fifty-nine years, Ethel Banner Miller; two sons, Ricky D. Miller and wife, Angie, and Michael D. Miller and wife, Joanna; two daughters, Kathy Cooper and husband, Larry and Diana Cousins and husband, Larry, all of Erwin; two sisters, Trula Gibson of Colorado and Gale Kramer of California; seven grandchildren, Julie Bennett, Jessica Cousins, Brittany Wills, Christian Miller, Michael Miller, Miranda Miller and Megan Miller; four great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Sunday, November 27, 2016, at the Robert Ledford Funeral Home Chapel from 5:00 P. M. until the hour of service. Pastor Jeremy Green and Reverend Zach Smith will officiate at the 7:00 P. M. Funeral Service. Music will be provided by Inez Chandler. Pallbearers will be Jamie Price, Christian Miller, Larry Cousins, Justin Wills, Ed Smith and Bobby Miller. Honorary pallbearer will be Larry Cooper. Committal Service will be held at 11:00 A. M. Monday, November 28, 2016 in the Evergreen Cemetery. Those wishing to attend may assemble at the funeral home by 10:30 A. M. Monday to go in procession to the cemetery.

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Robert Ledford Funeral Home, 720 Ohio Avenue, Erwin, is privileged to serve the Miller family. (423) 743-1380.