Born in Clarkton on March 24, 1921, he was the son of the late Rufus Quitman and Maudie Bell (Mann) Miller. On July 5, 1940, in Holcomb, he married Christine Scott, who preceded him in death on Sept. 5, 1998.
Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn and Jerry James of Branson; one son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth and Carla Miller of Greenville; two brothers, Dale Miller and Jerry Miller, both of Malden; four sisters, Marie Hilton of Malden, Daisy Snider of Bloomfield, Nola Sonner of Smithville, Tenn., and Marilyn Merrell of Texarkana, Texas; three grandchildren, Pam Manley and husband, Tommy, of Malden, Suzanne Barkley, also of Malden, and Justin Miller and wife, Jessen, of Buffalo, Mo.; and six great-grandchildren, Seth Manley, Tyler Manley, Gavin Barkley, Tucker Miller, Cody Miller and Cora Miller.
Visitation was held Wednesday, May 12, at Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, May 13, in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Jack Allen officiating. Interment with Military Rites was in Memorial Park Cemetery at Malden. Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden was in charge of arrangements.