Ivy Lea “Butch” Miller
(March 4, 1926 – August 6, 2012)
A resident of Kentwood, he died at 3:38 p.m. on Monday, August 6, 2012 at North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond. He was born March 4, 1926 in Independence and was 86 years of age. Mr. Miller was a life long dairy farmer, a U. S. Navy Veteran of World War II and a member of Line Creek Baptist Church. He is survived by his 2 sons, Larry Lea Miller and wife, Wanda, and Mike Miller and wife, Polly; 4 grandchildren, Jacob and Jordan Miller, Lisa M. Travis and husband, Matt, and Angie St. Alexandre and husband, Chris; 4 great-grandchildren, Camryn and Samantha St. Alexandre and Jaime and Alyssa Travis; sister, Geraldine McIntyre; brother, Tim Miller and wife, Jean, all of Kentwood; numerous nieces and nephews and cousins. Preceded in death by his wife, Vera Jenkins Miller; daughter, Beverly Ann Swenson; parents, Pierce and Mildred Lea Miller. Visitation at McKneely Funeral Home, Kentwood, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Wednesday and from 8 a.m. until religious services at 10 a.m. on Thursday, August 9, 2012. Services conducted by Rev. Joey Miller and Rev. Ken Irvin. Interment Line Creek Cemetery, Kentwood. For an online guestbook, visit http://www.mckneelys.com.
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