Jeffrey Welch Miller, 22, of Forest, died of brain cancer on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013. Jeff was the son of Teresa and Tripp Wray of Forest, and the late Tom Miller of Smithville, Tenn. and Gail Miller of Dowelltown, Tenn. Along with his parents, Jeff is survived by his brother Douglas Dickerson of Forest; his sister Jessica Miller of Nashville, Tenn.; grandmother Pauline Welch of Stuart, Fla.; grandfather Charles Miller of Cookeville, Tenn.; stepsister, January Agee of Liberty, Tenn.; stepbrothers Billy Zaderiko of Smithville, Tenn., and Jesse Zaderiko of Florida; and many more cherished family and friends. Jeff was blessed with a poetâ€™s creative mind and an athleteâ€™s confident stride. Throughout his illness, as throughout his life, he touched us all with his strength, sensitivity, and wit. He will be deeply missed by us all. A memorial celebration is scheduled for 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9, in the chapel at Tharp Funeral Home in Lynchburg with a reception to follow. Additional services will be held in Tennessee. Memorial contributions may be made to Centra Hospice, 2097 Langhorne Road, Lynchburg, Va. 24501. Tharp Funeral Home and Crematory, Lynchburg, is handling arrangements in Virginia. (434-237-9424). Condolences may be sent by visiting: tharpfuneralhome.com.
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Published in Bedford Bulletin from Oct. 16 to Oct. 17, 2013