Donnie Miller, 52


Donnie Miller, 52, of Columbia, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012 at Westlake Regional Hospital emergency room.

He was born on Dec. 27, 1959, in Adair County and was the son of the late John D. Bailey and Doris Miller Bailey of Columbia, who survives.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by one brother, Jimmy Miller.

Besides his mother, he is survived by two sons, Phillip Brown and Tyler Burton, both of Columbia; one daughter, Kresha Derman of Columbia; one brother, Timmy Miller of Columbia; four sisters, Davie (Anton) Johnston of Louisville, Mary Ann (Greg) Caldwell, Kelly (Robert) Turner and Verchelle (Russ) Wheat, all of Columbia; and by two grandchildren, Isaiah Atkinson and Tate Walkup.

Funeral service was Sunday, Oct. 14 at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Pastor Donnie Walkup officiating with burial in Forest Lawn Cemetery.

Casket bearers were Mike Ingram, Brent Lane, Jr. Crawhorn, Carl Jones, Ricky Jones and Everick Bradshaw.

Honorary casket bearers were Zach Derman, Jimmy Brummett, Kenny Hughes, Jessie Anderson and Johnny Jones.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home was in charge of funeral arrangements. Visit

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