George Junior Miller, 80, of Jonesboro, died Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, at NA/Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. Born at Bucoda, Mo., he was the son of the late George Washington and Melinda Troop Miller and had been a longtime Arbyrd resident before making his home in Jonesboro 16 years ago. He was a retired welder with H.B. Sackett Company of Chicago, Ill., where he lived before his retirement.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, a sister, and two grandchildren, Phillip Miller and Nicholas Miller.
He is survived by his wife, Ona Mae Miller of the home; five sons, Jimmy Miller of Cardwell, Gary Miller of Senath, George Miller of Lodi, Wis., Charles Miller of Mexico, and Jeffrey Miller of Harrisburg; three daughters, Susie Lambdin of Arbyrd, Jennifer Thompson of Paragould, and Laurie Parker of Cardwell; a brother, Herbert Miller of Cardwell; two sisters, Betty Frasier of Arbyrd and Mary Ann Campbell of Murray, Ky. He also leaves 22 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.
The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Leachville with Rev. Don Seat officiating. Burial will follow in the Leachville Cemetery. The family received visitors Wednesday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Online guest register at www.howardfuneralservice.com.