Mr. Thomas Newton “Newt” Miller age 77 of Weaver Road, Blairsville passed away peacefully on Thursday February 20, 2020 at his home following an extended illness. Newt was born on July 10, 1942 in Atlanta, GA., son of the late Thomas Coke Miller & late Georgia Erwin. Newt proudly served as manager of Gold kist in Blairsville for over 35 years and was a life-long resident of Union County. Most of his free time was spent either farming, gardening, and cooking. He dearly enjoyed spending time at the deer camp and the Union County Farmer’s Market. His main joy in life were his wife, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by a son; Thomas “David” Miller on January 19, 2020. Newt was a member of Coosa United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his loving wife & best-friend of 58 years; Carol Davidson Miller of Blairsville, two sons & daughters-in-law; Joel & Greta Miller of Blairsville, Jason & April Miller also of Blairsville, eight grandchildren; Brooke & Nathan Campbell, Tom & Becky Miller, Tyler & Ashley Miller, Bradley Miller, Bailey & Erin Miller, Ryleigh Miller, Jase Miller, Skylar Miller, eight great-grandchildren; Sarah, Silas, Cayden, Braxton, Aubree, Maddox, Sutton, and Jaymes.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday February 22, 2020 at 3:00pm from the Old Blairsville Cemetery with Pastor Ray Potts & Stacy Dyer officiating. Interment will follow in the Old Blairsville Cemetery. The following gentleman will serve as pallbearers; Tyler Miller, Bradley Miller, Bailey Miller, Nathan Campbell, Steve Colwell, Terry Jones, Tom Miller, and Ricky Davenport. The family will meet with friends from 11:00am-2:30pm at the funeral home prior to the service. In lieu flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Blairsville Shop with a Cop program (P.O. Box 307 Blairsville, GA 30514 or call at 706-835-1692) in Newt’s memory.
Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville is in charge of the arrangements. You may sign the family guest book and send condolences online at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com