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James A. Miller
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James A. Miller, 68, of Clayton, who was a kind, loving, gentle and devoted husband, father and papa, passed away Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, peacefully in the arms of his beloved wife, Judy, after a six-year battle with cancer.

Happily married for of 32 years, he was the proud father of five beautiful daughters. He loved camping, fishing, traveling and spending time with his family. He also enjoyed collecting pocket knives, music and the simple things in life.

Born May 31, 1944, in Vian, Okla., he was the son of the late Steins Albert Miller and the late Ruby Patterson Miller Anderson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Glenda Miller, and his precious mother-in-law, Nancy Johnston.

Mr. Miller retired from the shipping department of Scovill Fasteners Inc.

Survivors include his beloved wife, Judy; daughter, Fawn, and son-in-law, Brandon Lizama; daughter, Tyger Miller, and fiancé, Ben Whidden; daughter, Teddy Miller; daughter, Joey, and son-in-law, Taylor Smith; and daughter, Morgan Miller; his five precious grandchildren who brought so much joy to his life, Madison, Carter, Landon, Jayden and Brantley; and his devoted Maltese, Moses. Survivors also include his loving father-in-law, Richard Johnston; very special cousin, Reeves McCray and his wife Martha; “adopted” daughter, Kristy Chastain Pulido; brothers, Jimmy Miller, Johnny Miller; sister, Shirley Swiderski; sister and brothers-in-law, Karen and Jim Stephens, Gary and Jann Johnston, Richard and Ella Johnston; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, at Hillside Memorial Chapel. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7.

Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting

Arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville.

The Northeast Georgian

September 5, 2012