Senior Master Sgt. James L. Millaway, 82, of Hixson, died Friday, Dec. 22, 2017, at his home.
He was born in Birchwood but had lived in Chattanooga for the past 45 years. He was a veteran of the Air Force, serving three terms in Vietnam. He was a member of the VFW and Creeks Bend Golf Club and a member of Abba’s House and the Word Sunday School Class.
He was a son of the late Ike and Sally Millaway and was also preceded in death by three sisters: twin sister Jessie Burditt, Beatrice Murphy and Ina Mae Black; and five brothers: Jay, Arthur, Earl, Millard and Edward Millaway.
Survivors include his wife of 39 ½ years, Alma L. Millaway; two daughters: Karen (John) Reynolds of Atlanta and Jennifer (Gerry) Rogers of Chesapeake, Va.; six grandchildren: Matthew Reynolds, Ashley Reynolds and Connor Reynolds, all of Atlanta, and Nathaniel Vogt, Andrew Rogers and Mackenzie Vogt, all of Chesapeake, Va.; three great-grandsons: Jude Reynolds, Cruz Reynolds and Caleb Reynolds; great-granddaughter, Harper Reynolds, all of Atlanta; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held at noon. Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017, in the Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services chapel, with the Rev. Matthew Reynolds, Connor Reynolds and Eddie Leeson officiating. Interment with full military honors will be in the Chattanooga National Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of Chattanooga or to the Building Fund at Abba’s House.
Visit www.hamiltonfuneraloptions.com to share words of comfort to the family. Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 4506 Hixson Pike, Hixson.
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