CAROL RUTH MILLER, age 72 of Athens, Tenn. passed away Saturday, May 26, 2018, at Starr Regional Medical Center of Athens, Tenn.

She was a native and lifelong resident of McMinn County, Tenn., a daughter of the late William Franklin and Marjorie Ruth Sharits Branam, and was preceded in death by Husband, Clifford Elwood Miller; Two Sons, Charles Elwood Miller and John Wayne Miller; Three Brothers: Boyd Lee Branam, Alvin Eugene Branam, and Ronnie Franklin Branam.

She was a member of North Athens Baptist Church.

Survivors include her Daughter and Son-in-law, Crystal Diana and Shawn Johnson of Athens, Tenn., Two Sons: Michael Edward Miller and Fiancé Amber Simmang of Athens, Tenn., and Jason Charles and wife, Shanna Miller of Georgetown, Tenn.; Two Sisters: Betty Mae Knox of Riceville, Tn., Mary JoAnn Womack of Athens, Tenn.; Special Friend, Eddie Eason, Three Grandchildren: Caden Johnson, Tanner Johnson and Dakota Butts, several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 7:00 P.M. Wednesday in the Chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home with Dr. Bob Kerr.

Interment will be 11:00 A.M. Thursday in McMinn Memory Gardens. Active pallbearers will be Shawn Johnson, Michael Miller, Jason Miller, Frankie Branam, Chris Vogus, and David Stiles.  Honorary pallbearers will be Grandchildren: Caden Johnson, Tanner Johnson, and Dakota Butts.

The family will receive friends from 5-7 Wednesday in the funeral home.

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