Elsie McGinnis Miller, 87, of Hazlehurst, died May 20, 2008, at Hardy Wilson Hospital in Hazlehurst. Services are Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 3:00 p.m. at Stringer Family Chapel in Hazlehurst with burial in the Hazlehurst Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. before the service.
Ms. Elsie was born May 28, 1920 in Western Copiah County. She was preceded in death by her parents, James Witherspoon McGinnis and Leana Johnson McGinnis, husband, Richmond Lee “Country Dick” Miller, son, Richard Wayne Miller, sisters Katie Hennington, Mary Ervin, Jimmie Scott Higdon, Carrie Williamson, Bernita McGee, Gladys Pickering Chapman, Mildred Andrews, Dorothy McGinnis and brother John McGinnis.
Survivors include sons, James Brooks Miller, Sr. and wife Marsha of Hazlehurst and Donald Lee Miller of Ft. Walden Beach, FL; grandchildren, Shanda Chrestman and husband Darrel of Saltillo, Brooks Miller, Jr. and wife Stephanie, Corley Miller and wife Leigh Ann, and Anthony Miller all of Brandon; great grandchildren, Jeremy Chrestman and Josh Chrestman of Saltillo and Carlee Miller of Brandon; one remaining sister, Alice Rae Capel of Greenville, South Carolina.
Memorial may be made to the First Baptist Church in Hazlehurst, MS.