Bobbye Willis Miller, age 91 of Manchester, Tennessee, passed into
Eternal Rest on January 6, 2013 at the Horizon Health Care Center with
her loving family by her side.
Mrs. Miller worked for many years with the Peoples Bank & Trust where
she was one of the first female tellers.
She was born in Coffee County, TN to her parents, the late William Blanton Willis and Dena Sain Willis.
Mrs. Bobbye was also preceded in death by her husband, Harry “Red” Graham Miller;
son, Harry Blanton Miller; and sisters, Anna Jean Cunningham, Nell Jernigan and Jo O’Neal Whiteaker.
She enjoyed working in the fields and feeding her cattle on her family farm in the Thompson Hall community. She loved to cook and deliver numerous baked goods to the sick, shut-ins and people on their birthdays.
She also enjoyed gardening and was a member of the Forest Heights Garden Club.
Mrs. Bobbye was awarded the Most Patriotic Citizen for faithfully displaying her flag.
Mrs. Bobbye loved to watch sports of the Tennessee Vounteers.
She served her community and was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Manchester where she will be fondly remembered by the Johnson Hall Sunday School Class and the many children she attended in the nursery. Mrs. Bobbye will be fondly remembered as a loving mother, wife, aunt who instilled a good, hard work ethic and promoted always loving
and giving to others with an open heart.
She is survived by her daughter, Martha Miller Reed and her husband, Cliff of Murfreesboro, TN;
nieces, Betty Bryan & family of Hillsboro, TN, Jane Michel & family of SC, and Ann Moretti & family of Manchester, TN;
nephews, Bill Cunningham & family of Lavergne, TN, Charles O’Neal & family of Murfreesboro, TN
and Bill Baker & family of Arlington, TX; special friend of the family, Greg Johnson of Tullahoma; and
a host of other relatives and friends.
VISITATION will be on Thursday, January 10, 2013 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
The FUNERAL SERVICE will be conducted on Friday, January 11, 2013 at 1:00 p.m.
from the Chapel of Central Funeral Home with Rev. Neal Glass, Rev. Lee Stevenson,
Rev. Billy Ray Panter and Greg Johnson officiating.
BURIAL will follow at the Booneville Cemetery near Lynchburg, TN.
In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations may be made to the
First United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, 105 N. Church St., Manchester, TN 37355.
Arrangements with CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME of Manchester, TN.