of Elaine, AR
October 21, 1942 - May 29, 2023
We are sad to announce the passing of Mr. Sammy E. Miller, known as "Paw", of Elaine, Arkansas. Paw died at the age of 80 on May 29, 2023 surrounded by his loved ones after a courageous battle.Paw is survived by his beautiful wife of 62 years, Mrs. Adrea Miller. He was the proud father of three daughters, Donna Pope (Nick Pope-deceased), Linda Kelley (Tim Kelley) and Brenda Newsom (Jimmy Newsom). Paw was the proud grandfather of Christopher Miller (Tammy Miller), Tray Brown (Brittney Wright), TJ Kelley (Averi Kelley), Ashley Cothren (Jeffrey Cothren), Jeremy Newsom (Morgan Newsom), Penny Pope (Cliff Hagedon), Nathan Pope, Amber Brown and Kimberly St. John. Paw has many beloved great-grandchildren, Destiny, Samantha, Makayla, Kendall, Brayden, Hunter, Jagger, Tanner, Khloe, Slane, Avery, Grayson, Carson and Westyn; as well as great-great-grand-daughter-to-be Brynleigh Lawson. Paw was the caring god-father of Delores Garcia and Crystal Hopper. Paw loved and was cared for by Mary Miller, Christinia Dennis, Jamie Dennis and Donna Faulkner. Paw was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. Ed Miller and Mrs. Lucille Cline; brothers, Luther Miller and Bobby Miller; sister, Charlene Hall and son-in-law, Nick Pope. Paw is survived by siblings, Ruth Huggins, Thomas Miller (Glenda Miller) and Lisa Newsom (Randall Newsom) and brother-in-laws, Jack Huggins and J.C. Huggins. Paw was a life-long farmer. His many passions included fishing, hunting, gardening, motorcycling and setting fires. Paw loved and cherished his family and friends alike.Paw's absence will not only be felt by his dear loved ones, but also by the community at large. His legacy will live on in the hearts and minds of everyone whose life he touched.A funeral service for Sammy E. Miller will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 1, 2023 at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home Chapel. A visitation will be held prior to the service at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 1, 2023 at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home Chapel. Brother Nathan Gorman and Brother Tony Silva will officiate. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens in West Helena, Arkansas.Pallbearers will be Terry Kemp, Kaleb Hall, Chris Tillman, Danny Newsom, Greg Faulkner, Michael St. John and Dion Borchert. Honorary pallbearers will be Johnny Hall and Sonny Tillman. Services will be directed by the staff of Roller-Citizens Funeral Home, West Helena, (870)-572-2571. Relatives and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/westhelena.
Grew up in Elaine and stayed many nights at Paw and Maws house. Love them dearly. Treated us as family. So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for the family. We love y'all.
Maw. Donna, Linda and Kay, So sorry to hear about Paw, sure hate I couldn't make the service.. Paw was definitely a good man and was loved by all who knew him and he will be missed by all... Love you all, Kat
My thoughts and prayers are with the family. God Bless
Adrea and girls, I am so sorry for this time of sorrow. You all were like family to me and mine. I will be thinking of you all in the next few days. Just know that Sammy is in a much better place now. Love to all of you.
Mr Sammy will be greatly miss by all. Alot of memories of our Mellwood days living next door to each other's families.
All my love and prayers to out to all of his family and friends. He will be missed
I New Sammy very well he was Kin Folk and very good and Faithful Friend He would give the Shirt from his Back, GOD REST HIS SOUL!
We are so sorry for the Miller family’s loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Donna, Linda & Brenda Kay so sorry to hear about paw, he was an amazing man he was like my second dad he would bust my butt if needed and he would ground me as if I was his also, he’s going to be misses greatly,Y’all just remember all the good things, he will always be oh y’all heart, just take care of maw for him and all those grandbabies, He loved all of y’all with his whole heart, love y’all
Sending sympathy to Sammy's family at this sad time. Know he will be missed by all who knew him. May God's peace & comfort help get each of you thru during the days ahead.
My heartfelt condolences to out to each and everyone of you! He will always be with you in your hearts and nothing I can say will stop the pain, but know I'm praying for all. I loved him and I love you all
Family Sammie had a special place along with the family in my heart. He will be miss by so many. Jena says tell ya she loves ya and miss the family. The family will be in my prayers.
Been thinking of our childhood, and being around Sammy and Mrs. Adrea, a lot of memory’s there. He will be missed by all. Prayers for the family with love.
BrendaI.am so sorry for your loss..Heaven has gained another 😇 angel
GOOD MAN WEL BE MISS