Richard Jay Miller

Monday, June 11, 2007

RICHARD JAY MILLER, 73, of Clifty, Ark., died June 3, 2007, at his home. He was born Dec. 11, 1933, at Rudd, the son of William Parker and Opal Casebolt Miller.

He was a farmer, a Baptist, and a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the United States Army. He was a member of Hayes-Smith American Legion Post No. 137, in Huntsville.

He was preceded in death by one son, Rick Miller; an infant daughter; Carolyn Jean Miller; and one brother, Ray Miller.

Survivors include his wife, Marilyn Jean Long Miller of the home; one daughter and son-in-law, Deborah Jean and J.L. Curtis of Green Forest; one brother, Kenneth Mack Miller of Lincoln; one sister, Eula Faye Thompson of Delaware, Okla.; two half-brothers, Buck Miller of Huntsville and Carson Miller of Dallas, Texas; one half-sister, Nelva Birchfield of Eureka Springs; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were held Wednesday, June 6, at the Clifty Cemetery with Rev. Gerald Miller officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Brashears Funeral Home of Huntsville.