Edward Earl Miller

On Jan. 17, 2021, Edward Earl Miller of Sulphur passed away at the age of 97 years.
Miller was born May 9, 1923, in Shreveport, La., to Hugh F. Miller and Mary Ellen Mann.
In October 1941, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corp, serving during World War II until his discharge in July 1944. He served throughout the South Pacific including Samoa, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, New Zealand and New Caledonia while attached to the Second Battalion – Third Marine Division and the 2nd Marine Brigade.
On Dec. 11, 1943, he married Nellie Alma Grems in Santa Cruz, Calif. Edward and Nellie had 6 children: Sharon, Hugh, David, Marvin, Edward Jr. and Linda. Nellie passed away on Sept. 23, 1983, after 40 years of marriage. Edward married Naomi Inez Moore on March 6, 1984, in Gainesville, Texas. Naomi had two sons, Billy Jack and Donald Ray Moore who Ed loved as his own sons. Naomi passed on May 8, 2008, after 24 years of marriage.
Miller was a watchmaker by trade, having his own jewelry store in both Ardmore and Sulphur.
Miller is survived by Don Moore of Sulphur, Billy Jack Moore of Union, S.C., Marjorie Miller of Louisville Ky., and Carolyn Smead of Odessa, Texas; and 10 grandchildren.
Graveside services were held Jan. 22, 2021, at Oaklawn Cemetery in Sulphur under the direction of Hale’s Funeral Home of Sulphur. Online condolences may be offered at halesfuneralhomes.com.

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