Eldon O. Miller, 74, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday April 9, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health.
Born June 26, 1939, in Lumpkin County to the late the Rev. Ance and Elizabeth Miller, he had lived in Dawson County for over 50 years. Eldon and his wife owned and operated Miller's Cloth Shop in Dawsonville for 47 years and in Morganton, Ga., for over 30 years. For many years, he farmed and continued growing a huge garden, which he enjoyed sharing with family and friends. He never met a stranger and enjoyed talking and sharing stories with everyone. A member of Nimblewill Baptist Church, he was also preceded in death by his brothers, Doyle Miller, Delbert Miller, A.J. Miller; and sisters, Bessie Miller, Bonelle Satterfield, and Ozelle Carder.
Surviving are his wife of 52 years, Doris Cain Miller, Dawsonville; children, Darwin and Delhia Miller, Glenda and Greg Freeman, Bradley and Katie Miller, all of Dawsonville; grandchildren, Alexandra Miller, Kayla Miller, Ashlan Miller, Haden Miller; great-grandson, Cason Suddereth; sister, Blanche Hayes, Dahlonega; sisters-in-law, Linda Miller, Gainesville, Kathleen Miller Acery, Gainesville, Dorothy Tatum, Dawsonville; and a number of other relatives.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 12, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Bearden Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Dean Pugh will officiate. Interment will follow in the New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Friday from 3-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Condolences may be expressed at www.beardenfuneralhome.com.
Bearden Funeral Home, Dawsonville, Ga.