MILLER, James Travis Jr.

Male 1933 - 2013

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  • Suffix  Jr. 
    Nickname  JT 
    Birth  01FEB1933  Gardner, Rapides Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  14NOV2013  Colfax, Grant Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Obituary

      "James Travis Miller, Jr.

      Funeral services for James Travis Miller, Jr., will be held at 2 pm, Sunday, November 17, 2013, in the White Oaks Chapel of Alexandria, with Reverend Webb Robinson officiating. Committal services will follow in the Burrough Cemetery in Gardner, under the guidance of White Oaks Funeral Home, Alexandria.

      James, 80, of Colfax, entered eternal rest on Thursday, November 14, 2013 in the Colfax Reunion Nursing Home. He was born February 1, 1933 in Gardner to the union of James Travis Miller, Sr. and Savella McFarland Miller. James served as pitcher in 1952 when the Oak Hill Softball Team won the State Championship. He graduated from Oak Hill High School. He was a loving father, brother, grandfather, great grandfather, great-great grandfather, uncle, and friend.

      He was preceded in death by his parents, James Travis and Savella Miller, Jr.; his wife, Sibyl Miller; sisters, Marjorie Wall, Idell Hannes, and infant sister, Elizabeth Miller; infant brother, Morris Miller; nephew, Tommy Brawner; and niece, Sharlotte Hannes Blankenship.

      He leaves behind his loving family to cherish his memory, son, Todd Watkins, wife Nadine of the Wilda Community; one daughter, Patsy Coleman, husband Roy of Wilda Community; three brothers, Ben Miller of Gardner; Mick Miller, wife Linda of Union Hill, and Norman Miller, wife Nona of Alexandria; five grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, family, and friends.

      Pallbearers to serve will be Gene Coleman, Will Coleman, Rod Watkins, Eric Watkins, Travis Brawner, and Dustin Miller. Honorary pallbearers to serve will be Roxanne Cedus, Cody Coleman, Austin Watkins, and Jason Miller.

      Visitation will be Saturday, November 16, 2013 from 5 pm and 9 pm then on Sunday, November 17, 2013 from 10 am until service time in the chapel at 2 pm."
    Person ID  I308  Miller/Stokes
    Last Modified  11 May 2014 

    Father  MILLER, James Travis,   b. 07 Mar 1886, Elmer, Rapides Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1973, Gardner, Rapides Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  MCFARLAND, Swella 
    Married  30 Aug 1924  Rapides Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F03  Group Sheet

    Family  STRACENER, Sybil 
    Last Modified  6 Feb 2013 
    Family ID  F227  Group Sheet