Jerry William Miller


Jerry William Miller, 84 of Franklin, passed away on Saturday, December 18, 2021.

He was born on October 19, 1937 in Franklin to Clarence Miller and Faye (Crum) Miller. He married Barbara Helen (Silver) Miller on March 8, 1958. She preceded him in passing on December 10, 2021. He is survived by two daughters, Julie Ann Maddox and Lori Lynn Black; grandchildren, Deanna Poe (Chris); Steven Maddox (Crystal); Benjamin Miller, Christifer Black (Laura), Ryan Maddox (Allison); Jason Maddox (Amy); Sarah Miller, Nathan Black and Blake Spears; great-grandchildren, Norah, Jackson, Hunter, Lucky, Eli, Amelia, Evelynn, ZuZu, Lucas, River and two on the way; and a special friend, Curt Maddox. He was preceded in passing by his parents; brother, Tommie Miller; son, Robert Scott Miller and wife, Barbara.

Jerry was a 1956 graduate of Franklin High School. In high school, he was involved in basketball, football, baseball and track.

Jerry was a draftsman by trade.

Jerry was a founding member of Good Shephard Lutheran Church in Franklin. He spent ten years doing family genealogy and wrote a book, “977 descendants of Benjamin R. Miller, Sr. and Sarah L. (Sally) Cox.” He was an avid painter.

Pastor Roger Daene will conduct a graveside service on Wednesday, December 22 at 11:00 a.m. at Greenlawn Cemetery in Franklin, Indiana.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Good Shephard Lutheran Church, 1300 S. Morton Street, Franklin, Indiana 46131.

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