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Obituaries, week of March 29,2020

Edna “Skippy” Miller

Mrs. Edna “Skippy” Miller, age 73, passed away Monday, March 23, 2020 at her home in McDavid, Fla. She was a native and life-long resident of McDavid. She was a loving mother and Nanny (Nananut).

She was preceded in death by her parents, Earl and Mattie Johnson; husband, Charles Miller; daughter, Marsha Cook; step-son, Gerald Miller; grandson, Christopher Miller; brother, Charles “Choppy” Johnson; two sisters, Carol Griffis and Margie Waters and best friend, Joyce.

Mrs. Miller is survived by one son, Jeff (Brenda) Johnson of Century, Fla., the mother of his children, Patricia Johnson of Tenn.; one daughter, Tinia (Marc) Hennington of McDavid; step-son, Calvin Miller of De Funiak Springs, Fla.; step-daughter, Loretta “Lilbit” Ditmer of De Funiak Springs; two sisters, Grace Stokes of Jay, Fla. and Margaret Bliley of Pace, Fla.; fourteen grandchildren, Josh, Carla, Bo, Rachel, Jacob, River, Destiny, Brooke, Hunter, Bob, Tesha, Brandy, Scotty and Heather; eleven great-grandchildren, Kaylie, Breanna, Jake, Jianna, JC, Blake, Braiden, Lauren, Waylen, Emmy and Krista.
Funeral services will be held Friday, March 27, 2020 at 10 a.m. at Petty- Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Bro. William Chancery officiating. Burial will follow at Ray’s Chapel Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Friday, March 27, 2020 from 9 a.m. until service time at 10 a.m. at Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Josh Johnson, Jacob Pardue, Scotty Griffis, BoBo Johnson, Hunter Cook and River Cook.
Honorary pallbearers will be Johnny Johnson, Mark Brown and Dennis Griffis.
Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes, LLC in charge of all arrangements, Atmore, Ala.