OBITUARY

James Verdell Miller

September 21, 1945January 12, 2021

James Verdell Miller, age 75, passed from this life into the next on January 12, 2021. He was born on September 21, 1945 to Frank and Elnora (Sedwick) Miller. He was one of ten children born to this union: Harvey (deceased), Birdie, Bessie, Sam (deceased), Austin (deceased), Ella (deceased), Nora (deceased), Bruce (deceased), Johnny “Mac.” He attended Georgetown schools. James accepted Christ at an early age at Gay Hill Baptist Church, now known as Calvary’s Hill Baptist Church.

In 1965 he married Dorothy (Parker) Wilkerson. From this union, two children were born, Donna Kay and Etta James. James was a very loving father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. He loved his grandchildren, and to them he was “Poppee.”

He is preceded in death by his parents, four brothers and two sisters. He leaves to cherish his memory three daughters, Donna (Anthony), Etta (Keith) and Joyce, all of Hillsboro, Texas; brother, Johnny “Mac” and two sisters, Birdie and Bessie of Georgetown; five grandsons, Anthony, Donavan and Devin, all of Hillsboro, Texas, Leslie of Katy, Texas, and Dakota of San Marcos; and three granddaughters, Anika and Ebony of Hillsboro, Texas and Rebecca of Garland, Texas. He also leaves behind his very dear friend, Marinda of Austin, Texas along with his great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, January 17, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at Cook-Walden Davis Funeral Home in Georgetown. A graveside service will follow at 1:00 p.m. at Rocky Hollow Cemetery in Georgetown.

Services

  • Visitation

    Sunday, January 17, 2021

  • Graveside Service

    Sunday, January 17, 2021

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