Eugene Miller, 81, of Commerce passed away on Tuesday morning May 18, 2021 at his home surrounded by family. He was born the son of Estice Miller and Elsie McClure Dodd Miller, on the family farm on August 24, 1939. Eugene married Betty Jean Day on February 5, 1965 and she survives him. He served his country in the U.S. Army from 1961-1962 before being honorably discharged at the rank of E3. Before retiring, he worked in the maintenance department for what was East Texas State University (Now Texas A&M Commerce). Mr. Miller was a devout member of the Methodist Church.
Mr. Miller was preceded in death by his parents, two infant daughters: Eugenia Denise Miller and Regenia Dawn Miller and one brother: Eli Barto Miller.
A viewing for Eugene Miller will be held on Friday May 21, 2021 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at the Jones-Walker Funeral Home in Commerce. Funeral services for Mr. Miller will be Saturday May 22, 2021 at 3 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Commerce with Rev. Pam Zolczer officiating. Visitation will take place just prior to the service. Interment will follow at Rosemound Cemetery in Commerce. Pallbearers will be Jim Yaw, Steve Stacey, Gerald Harris, Michael Humphries, David Humphries, and Sam Elmore.
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