James Dillard Miller: Obituary


Mr. James Dillard Miller, age 63, of Dahlonega passed away Saturday, May 12, 2018.

James was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. He was born on July 8, 1954 to the late Willis R. and Lois Gilstrap Miller.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his grandparents Dillard and Martha Gilstrap; aunts and uncles Inez and Glenn Head; Lily Mae and Claude Ferguson; Nancy Gilstrap; Frances Gilstrap; and John Thompson.

James was a faithful member of Bethlehem Baptist Church.  He was very active in AWANA and had received recognition for perfect attendance two years running. James was active in Connectabilty where he made many cherished friends. He was an avid Georgia Bulldog fan.  James loved people and wanted to help them any way he could.

Survivors include his twin brother, who he rarely spent a day apart from, Archie Miller, Dahlonega; sister and brother in law Margie M. and Jerry Pocock, Dawsonville; uncles Claude Gilstrap, Dahlonega; Carlton Gilstrap, Gainesville; and J.C. Gilstrap, Dahlonega; aunts Ruby Gilstrap, Dahlonega; and Opal Thompson, Gainesville; nephew Heath Coleman, Cumming; niece Heather Ethridge, Suches; numerous other relatives and friends.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 PM Monday, May 14, 2018 at Bethlehem Baptist Church. The Rev. Michael Rogers will officiate. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM Sunday at the funeral home.

Flowers are optional or you may make contributions to the Lumpkin County Gideons, P.O. Box 653, Dahlonega, GA 30533.

To share a memory of James or a condolence with the family visit banisterfuneralhome.net.

Banister Funeral Home of Dahlonega

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