October 10, 1929 - July 8, 2018
Funeral services for Mr. Joe Miller, 88, of Carthage, Texas will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, July, 11, 2018 at the Hawthorn Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Dale Reed Officiating. Burial and military honors will follow in the Odd Fellows Cemetery under the direction of Hawthorn Funeral Home. Visitation will be 6-8:00 p.m. Tuesday, July10, 2018 at the funeral home. Mr. Joe Melvin Miller was born October 10, 1929 in Carthage, Panola County, Texas, and passed away July 8, 2018 in Carthage, Texas. He was one of three children born to the marriage of Omer V. and Lola C. Alexander Miller. He was raised and schooled in Carthage, graduating from Carthage High School. Joe served his country through the U. S. Army during the Korean Conflict, and retired from the Army Reserves after 30 years of service. Mr. Miller worked in the oil and gas distribution industry working for Youngblood Oil Company and later owned and operate the business he worked and loved. Joe was a member of the V.F.W, American Legion, loved auto racing, and was a member of the Carthage Missionary Baptist Church. He is preceded in death by his parents, infant brother, Dubose Hooker Miller, and step daughter, Dixie Lynn Miller. Mr. Miller is survived by his daughter, Delann Hight and husband Michael of Cleburne, step son, Danny Miller and wife Marilyn of Carthage, brother Jerry Miller and wife Darlene of Rowlett, sister Frances Miller of Longview, three grandchildren, longtime caregiver, Ira Woodard, numerous nieces, nephews other relatives and a host of friends. Serving as pallbearers will be, Ben Sepaugh, Tommy LaGrone, Earl Clabaugh, Colton Sepaugh, Mike Hight, Jamie Scott, and Brandon Smith. Honorary pallbearers will be Buddy Bankhead and Bev Brown.
Funeral services for Mr. Joe Miller, 88, of Carthage, Texas will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, July, 11, 2018 at the Hawthorn Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Dale Reed Officiating. Burial and military honors will follow in the Odd Fellows Cemetery... View Obituary & Service Information
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