Memorial services for Thomas Lee Miller will be held at 10 am Tuesday, July 13, 2021, at Immanuel Baptist Church with Pastor Bruce Cargile officiating.
Lee went to be with the Lord on Friday, July 9, 2021. He was born December 3, 1923, to Thomas Isreal Miller and Hettie Burrows Miller in Brownfield, Texas. Lee graduated from Union High School and served in the United States Navy during World War II.
He married Martha Josephine Sudduth in the Foster Church parsonage on April 14, 1950. Lee farmed in the Union Community and was a member of the Union Baptist Church and then Calvary Baptist Church in Brownfield. Lee was active with the Brownfield Senior Citizens and a long time member of the Union School Board. Lee served as commander of the local American Legion and was a member of the VFW.
Lee was preceded in death by his parents; Tom and Hettie Miller, brothers; W.O. Miller, T.O. Miller, and Roy Miller, and sister; Cleo Newsom.
Lee is survived by his bride of 71 years, Martha; two sons, Gordon Miller and wife Sharon; Gary Miller and wife Debbi; and a daughter Kathy and husband Cecil, all from Brownfield. Lee had four grandchildren: Angie, Tracy, Doug, and Te'Auna; and four great-grandchildren: Ethan, Zoey, Maverick, and A'Lexxus.
The family would especially like to thank Texas Home Health Hospice and The Cottage staff for making his final days peaceful.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be sent to the Brownfield Senior Citizens Center, Box 1021, Brownfield, Texas 79316.