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Alonzo Wayne Miller

Mr. Alonzo Wayne Miller, age 81, passed away Thursday, August 3, 2023, in Texarkana, Arkansas. He was born June 11, 1942, in Athens, Arkansas, to parents William Duncan Miller and Myrl V. Taylor Miller.

Wayne proudly served his country in the United States Navy. He was a farmer and rancher and owned and operated Miller’s Service Station in Cove for 20 plus years. He loved cutting hay, his horses and taking care of all his animals. He also loved the outdoors, fishing and hunting. Above all, family was the most important and he was always available at the drop of a hat if any of them needed anything, day or night. He was available for people in the community, no matter the need or problem, he always had a solution and was willing to help. Wayne was a pillar in the community and will be greatly missed.

Wayne was preceded in death by his parents, wife Flo Miller, brothers William Gene Miller, Robert Lee Miller.

He is survived by his wife Susan Miller, sons Paul Miller, Lonnie Miller and wife Deanna; daughter Le-Ann Holmes and husband Robby;  grandchildren Brooke Sanchez, Joseph Miller and wife Taylor, Harley Burgett, Gene Miller, J. T. Miller, Ashton Miller, Nick Holmes, Jared Holmes, and Caleb Holmes; great grandchildren Peyton Sanchez, Malakai Sanchez, Tristan Sanchez, Harper Miller, Brayden Burgett, Elijah Burgett, and Benjamin Burgett; brothers James Andrew Miller, Rickey Darrell Miller; sisters Patricia Gail Miller Cox, Linda Diane Miller Smith, Connie Louise Miller. And a host of nieces and nephews, other family members and friends.

Services for Mr. Miller will be held, Wednesday, August 9, 2023, at 2:00 p.m., at Christ’s Church in Cove, Arkansas with Brother Victor Rowell officiating under the direction of Beasley-Wood Funeral Home. Interment following at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Cove. Visitation will be general.

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