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Walter Jerome Miller

Mr. Walter Jerome Miller of Suitland, Md. and formerly of Halifax County died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Washington, D.C. at the age of 65.


Mr. Miller was born in Halifax County on Dec. 12, 1946 to the late Mr. John Anthony Miller Jr. and Mrs. Arlene Majors Miller.  He was married to the late Mrs. Sharon Terry Miller and was a member of Berry Hill Baptist Church.  Mr. Miller was a Vietnam Army veteran.

Mr. Walter Jerome Miller is survived by three sons, Mr. Gary Carrington and his wife, Samantha, of Fayetteville, N.C., Mr. DeShaye Terry and his wife, Cassandra, of Riverside, Calif. and Mr. Andre’ Miller and his wife, Cutina, of Woodbridge; one sister, Mrs. Queen M. Davis, of Lanham, Md.; two brothers,  Bishop John A. Miller III and his wife, Evelyn, and Mr. Kenneth Hodges and his wife, Mary, all of South Boston; eight grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.  

In addition to his wife and parents, Mr. Miller was preceded in death by his brother, Arcilous Miller.

Funeral services for Mr. Walter Jerome Miller will be held Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, at 1 p.m. with services at Berry Hill Baptist Church with Bishop John A. Miller III officiating.  Burial will follow in the Miller Family Cemetery with military rites by American Legion Post #99.

The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the funeral service on Wednesday and at all other times at the home of Bishop and Mrs. John and Evelyn Miller, 1081 River Road, South Boston.

Funeral arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.