Obituary:

Vernie L. Miller

Funeral Services:

Vernie Lee “Pops” Miller of Eaton Rapids passed away September 15, 2018 at the age of 72. Vern was born in Parma, on June 25, 1946, the son of Wardie and Mallie (Bailey) Miller. He worked at Michigan Packaging for 41 years before retiring in 2010. Vern coached the Wild Bunch softball team for 31 years, enjoyed drag racing in Onondaga, playing golf, being outdoors, hunting, grilling and burning the food and spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Laura Miller; sons, Denny and David Miller, both of Eaton Rapids; grandchildren, Tracie (Zach) Miller, Marcus (Ashleigh) Miller, Keisha (Jamie) Bryant, Chris (Kaitlyn) Miller, Hailie Miller, Allyza Miller, Isaac Miller; great-grandchildren, Nevah, Gaige, Kaydence and Kameron Miller, Alexis and Jamie Jr. Bryant, Aspen, Logan and Prestyn Miller; brothers, Stanley (Lonie) Miller of Kentucky, Alma (Tommy) Kee of South Carolina, Ken Miller of DeWitt, Larry (Kathy) Miller of Springport; and daughter-in-law, Missy Miller of Eaton Rapids.

Vern was preceded in death by his son, Michael Miller; and sisters, Elsie Johnson, and Zelma Norment.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Friday September 21, 2018 at Mills Funeral Home, Shelly-Odell Chapel in Eaton Rapids.

Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the family to help with funeral expenses.

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