Obituary: Franklin Dee Miller


The funeral service for Franklin Dee Miller, 86, of Vinemont, will be 3 p.m., Sunday, March 26, 2023, at Cullman Funeral Home. The body will lie in state from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. on Sunday at Cullman Funeral Home. A visitation will be held Saturday, March 25, 2023, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m., at Cullman Funeral Home Chapel. The interment will be in Macedonia Baptist Cemetery.

Cullman Funeral Home is honored to serve the Miller family.

Mr. Miller passed away March 23, 2023 at his residence, surrounded by his family. He was born January 13, 1937, to Guy T. & Mamie Wright Miller. For 22 years he worked for the Vinemont Postal Service. He was a faithful member of Macedonia Baptist Church. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Guy T. and Mamie Wright Miller; brothers, Othal, G.T., Melvin, Bobby, and Fred Miller; sisters, Mildred, Hilda and Wilodean.

Mr. Miller is survived by his wife of nearly 65 years, Mattie Oldacre Miller; son, Barry (Maria) Miller; daughters, Phyllis (Keith) Brown, Tonya (Tim) Sapp; sister, Frances (Rev. Delwin) Kilgo; grandchildren, Erica (Roy) Bates, Jessica (Jose) Flores, Kailey (Joel) Mendoza, Naomi Miller, Barry Miller, Jr., Josh (Tabitha) Brown, Nathan (Natalie) Brown, Morgan (Jacob) Sandlin, Kaitlyn (Aaron) Burchell, Kolton Sapp; a host of great grandchildren, family and friends.

The grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy can be posted to for the Miller family.