Bright-Holland Funeral Home

2601 Lamar Ave, Paris, TX


Edward Earl Miller

September 16, 1942January 13, 2020

Edward Earl Miller, 77, of Paris, passed away Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, at Paris Regional Medical Center. Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16th, at Bright-Holland Funeral Home with Rev. Barry Loving officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Ed, the son of Edward O. Miller & Opal May Pitcock Miller, was born Sept. 16, 1942, in Lamar County. He graduated from Paris High School. His career with the City of Paris in Public Works spanned more than twenty-five years before his retirement. Ed was a member of the Elks Lodge. He was an avid outdoorsman enjoying camping, hunting, and fishing. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister-in-law, Terry Miller. Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Dorothy Oates Miller, three children, Marsha Jump & husband Stephen of Houston, Mike Miller of Temple, and Susan Dempsey Hendricks & husband Jay of Midland, grandchildren; Samantha Jump, Ender Jump, Benjamin Jump, Arwen Jump, Aaron Miller, Mallory McDade, Brooke Green and Brady Hendricks, great grandchildren; Nate Miller, Joel Miller, Benjamin Flournoy, and Gavin Green, one brother, Ken Miller of Houston along with several nieces & nephews and a plethora of friends.


  • Cecil Poole
  • Kirk Ballard
  • Gene Stockton
  • Ben Hostetler
  • Greg Crume
  • Mike Coco


  • Visitation Thursday, January 16, 2020
  • Funeral Service Thursday, January 16, 2020
  • Committal Service Thursday, January 16, 2020


Edward Earl Miller

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Peggy Wilson

January 15, 2020

Dorothy and family , So sorry about your loss 😔. Gary and I enjoyed visiting with Ed on many occasions. He was a good man and leaves many beautiful memories with you all 😢The Elks camp will never be the same without him😔our love and prayers are with you 🙏🙏❤️Peggy Worthey Wilson and Gary Armstrong