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Ballard Miller

August 17, 1936 — June 14, 2021

Abingdon, VA – Ballard Miller, age 84, passed on Monday, June 14, 2021, at his home.  Ballard was a farmer for many years as well as a minister of the Word of God.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Graham and Bertha Gobble Miller; son, Ted Miller; and siblings, Ruby Reynolds, Beulah Reynolds, Sylvester Miller, Maynard Miller, and Willard Miller. 

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Minnie Frances Reynolds Miller; daughter, Frances Marie Cook and husband David; granddaughter, Tiffany Rose and husband Tory; great-grandson, Virgello “Riko” Rose; great-granddaughter, Graciana Rose; brothers Herman Miller and Waford Miller and wife Lois; those he thought of as his own children, Melissa and Mike Wise, and grandchildren Hunter and Levi Wise; and several nieces and nephews. 

Graveside services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 18, 2021, in Forest Hills Memory Gardens with Bro. Fred Reynolds officiating.   Those wishing to attend the service are asked to convene at the cemetery. 

Those wishing to express sympathy online may do so by visiting and signing the online guest register. 

The family of Ballard Miller is being cared for by Farris Funeral Service & Crematory, 427 East Main Street, Abingdon, VA 24210, (276) 623-2700.
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Friday, June 18, 2021

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19415 Lee Hwy, Abingdon, VA 24210

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