MR. JAMES DEFFEARION MILLER – Age 73, of Summerville, GA passed away Thursday April 1, 2021.

He was born February 7, 1948 to the late Herman Dave and Zella Mae Price Miller. He was a member of Cedar Spring Baptist Church. He was a retired Certified Welder and Plummer at T.V.A. He also served in the U. S. Army and was Honorably Discharged. He is preceded by his son, Dionysos Cantrell Shropshire, sisters, Mae Emma Miller Thompson and Nelda Theresa Lattimore, brother, Herman A. Miller.

He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 49 years, Sheraldine Scott Miller; brother-in-law, Harold Gene Thompson, uncle, Bobby Martin of Summerville, Georgia. He was more than an Uncle, he loved and supported his loving and devoted nieces and nephews as a Father in every facet of their lives. Those left to cherish his honest and respectful memories are Nischa (Devegas) Whitaker, Racquel (Dennis) Johnson, Fecia Watkins, Flecia Brown, Yolanda (Shandre) Seals, Cydni White, Kynsli Watkins, Candis (Kirk) Davis, Kalia and Jamia Johnson, Zharia and Nia Johnson, Amaya and Jimmy Reese, Kendrick Daniel and Eddie Farmer, Wendy and Gabriel Scott, Precy Lewis and Jerard Scott, Jerika Whittington, Cantrell and Casey Smith, Darrell Hull; a host of other nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives, and dear friends.

Homegoing Service will be held Sunday, April 4, 2021 at 2:00 P. M. at New Bethel Baptist Church, 281 Georgia Avenue, Summerville, Georgia, 30747, with Apostle Jennifer M. London as Eulogist, and Pastor Kevin Roach, Officiant. The family will receive friends at the church from12:30 P. M. until the funeral hour. Interment will be on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at Canton National Cemetery, Canton, Georgia.

Arrangements entrusted to Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton, Georgia.