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Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel
Friday August 23rd, 2019

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New Cleveland Cemetery
Friday August 23rd, 2019
11:00am - 1:00pm

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Betty Miller

CLEVELAND - Betty G. Miller, age 78, of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, August 19, 2019, at the Delta Regional Medical Center.

Visitation will be held from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Friday, August 23, 2019, at the Cleveland Funeral Home in Cleveland.  A Celebration of Life Funeral Services will follow at 1:00 PM in the Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel.  Burial will be at the Belzoni Cemetery in Belzoni, Mississippi. Reverend Bill Kirkpatrick will officiate the services. 

Betty was born on February 02, 1941 to Oliver W. and Lucille (Brunt) Greene in Jena, Louisiana. Betty grew up in Belzoni, Mississippi before moving to Cleveland where she graduated from Cleveland High School. She also attended Delta State University.   She married John W. Miller.  They lived in Illinois for a few years and later moved to Marks, Mississippi before moving back to Cleveland. Betty was a retired Supervisor for the State of Mississippi Department of Human Services. She retired after 35 years of faithful service. Betty loved her community, she volunteered at the Bolivar Medical Center and for the Long-Term Care Unit helping with crafts. She also volunteered at the Bologna Performing Arts Center and The Baptist Student Union at Delta State University. Betty also enjoyed working in her flower beds, walking, and most importantly take care of and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Betty was a long-time member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Cleveland.  

She was preceded in death by her parents, Oliver and Lucille Greene, her husband John W. Miller, and a brother Kenneth Greene.

Betty is survived by two sons, James Gary Miller of Lexington, KY and Michael H. (Lynette) Miller of Cleveland, MS. Four grandsons, Joshua Miller of New Orleans, LA, John Michael Miller of Nashville, TN, Victor Miller of Pearl, MS, and Cash Miller of Cleveland, MS.  Five granddaughters, Jamie Miller of New Orleans, LA, Jordan Miller of New Orleans, LA, Lindsay Boyette (Bill) Gidden of Hernando, MS, Lainey Boyette (Wesley) Aldridge of Cleveland, MS, and Landry Boyette (Hunter) Stewart of Cleveland, MS. She also leaves eight great-grandchildren to cherish her memory; Mary Stanford Gidden, William Henry Gidden, Anna Word Gidden, Reed Love, Rowan Love, John Rutlyn Aldridge, Mary Wesley Aldridge, and Harper Stewart.

Pallbearers will be Bill Gidden, Wesley Aldridge, Hunter Stewart, John Michael Miller, Victor Miller, and Joshua Miller.

Memorials may be made to the charity of donor’s choice.

Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. The online guest register may be viewed and signed at www.clevelandfuneralhome.net

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Ms. Betty was such a sweet person and a great friend to many especially my Aunt Lucy. Memories are lifes most special gift hold them dear to your heart.

Angela Logan Aug 21 2019 12:00 AM

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Expression of Sympathy Aug 21 2019 12:00 AM

Betty was a good friend and would do anything that she could for anyone! She will be missed by a host of friends! She is now in her Heavenly home with no more suffering!

Jan Easley Aug 20 2019 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss. Betty was such a sweet lady. I really enjoyed getting to know her when she worked at DHS in Rosedale. She always had a smile. Sweet, sweet lady.

Barbara Tweedle Aug 20 2019 12:00 AM

Betty was a longtime friend of our family. Will miss her coming to see us. She was a loving dear mother. She loved her boys Gary and Michael and their families so much. She will be missed dearly.

Sherry Turnage McDaniel Aug 20 2019 12:00 AM

One of my Mother's best friend. They always had a wonderful time when they would get together. Neighbors in Marks MS for a long time. Now there are united with our Lord and Savior. So sorry for your lost. Stephen Brunt.

Stephen Brunt Aug 20 2019 12:00 AM

Hugs to Cash. Betty was a wonderful grandmother.

Mary Jane Ervin (Hanks Grandmother) Aug 20 2019 12:00 AM

Hugs to Cash...she was a wonderful Grandmother

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Mary Jane Ervin (Hanks Grandmother) Aug 20 2019 12:00 AM

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