Jakie D. Miller, age 82, of Jonesboro passed away on August 3, 2012. He was born June 8, 1930 at Jonesboro to James and Minnie Sommers Miller. Jakie was of the Baptist faith. He served in the U.S. Marines during the Korean War. He loved c.b. radios and televisions. Jakie was a police office for Valley View in the 1960ís.
Jakie was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Maye and several brothers.
Survivors include two sons, Jim Miller of Murrieta, CA and Kenneth Mabry of Jonesboro; ten grandchildren; six great grandchildren and a sister, Mildred Childers of Jonesboro.
Visitation will be 6-8 pm Wednesday at Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home, 1900 West Washington Avenue in Jonesboro.
Chapel services will be 2 pm Thursday at the funeral home with Pastor Mary Hoots officiating. Burial will follow at Clarks Chapel Cemetery.
James Gaskin, Barry Jones, Blake Jones, David McAndrews, Bruce Hoezee, and Stephen Foster will serve as active pallbearers. Gene Jones will serve as an honorary pallbearer.
Lasting memorials can be made to the American Diabetes Association.