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Lester "Pete" Miller

August 25, 1937 ~ June 3, 2021 (age 83)

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Lester L. Miller, 83, of Rutledge, went to be with his Heavenly Father June 3, 2021.  He was a faithful member of Helton Springs Baptist Church. 

Lester was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. & Mrs. I.C. Miller. Brothers; Maurice, Arlie and Hubert, sisters; Georgia Noe, Mae Bunch, Rosella Haag, Mary Ellen Williams, and two nephews and one niece.

He is survived by his wife, Wanda, of 65 precious years. Children; Jane (Tim Mayes), Jeff (Rhonda), Joel (Pam), and Johnny (Carrie); 8 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and his loyal canine companion, Scooter.

The family wants to give thanks to God first of all, and also to the doctors, nurses and staff at Morristown Hamblen Hospital, especially the 2nd floor IMC nurses, for their love and care during the past month; Dr. Dennis Duck and his staff for the wonderful care he received over the years; United Medical and Suncrest Home Health for their services.

Family will receive friends 3pm to 5pm on Monday June 7, 2021 at Helton Springs Baptist Church in Rutledge. Funeral service will follow visitation with Rev. Scott Greene officiating at 5pm with graveside service to follow in church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, Shriner’s Hospitals for Children or place Gideon Bibles in his honor.  Pallbearers; Ryan and Chad McElhaney, Isaac Miller, Ricky and Jeremy Williams and Vaughn Chandler.


Services entrusted to Smith-Reagan Funeral Home of Rutledge,

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June 7, 2021

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Helton Springs Baptist Church (Rutledge)

Funeral Service
June 7, 2021

5:00 PM
Helton Springs Baptist Church (Rutledge)

Graveside Service
June 7, 2021

6:00 PM
Helton Springs Baptist Church Cemetery
464 Rocky Branch Rd
Rutledge, TN 37861

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