Anderson ‘Jute’ Miller
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Anderson Franklin “Jute” Miller, 73, a resident of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, July 21, 2013, in a local hospital.

He was born in Meigs County, but had lived in Cleveland most of his life.

He retired from the Trustee’s Office after 24 years of service, and was also a well-known businessman and barber at Jute’s Barber and Hairstyling for more than 50 years.

He was of the Baptist faith and attended Big Spring Baptist Church. He also served in the National Guard. He was a member of Masonic Lodge No. 396 at Conasauga for more than 50 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur Franklin Miller and Malinda Groomes Miller; son, Gregg Scott Miller; sister, Julia Mae Wilson; and brother, Arthur Franklin Miller Jr.

He is survived by his wife, Sarah Wynette Lillard Miller; son, Jeffrey Andrew Miller and wife, Jessa; daughter, Ginger Dawn Harness and husband, Wes; grandchildren: Andie Miller, Brynnan Miller, Carly Miller, Sydney Harness, Maggie Harness, Jonas Harness, Samantha Harness, Maebey Miller, Tanner Harness, Alyssa Grimes; great-grandchild, Bennett Grimes; four sisters: Betty Ford, Jerri Brinkman and husband, Clarence, Virginia Myers and husband, John, and Janice Orr; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 25, 2013, at Big Spring Baptist Church with the Rev. Nolan Phillips officiating.

A graveside service will follow in Chestuee Methodist Church Cemetery with a white dove release ceremony concluding the service.

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the church, prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Big Spring Baptist Church Outreach Fund or the charity of your choice.

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Miller family guest book at

Ralph Buckner Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of the arrangements.