Gregory Miller


Share
Posted Online: March 16, 2013, 5:35 pm
Comment on this story | Print this story | Email this story
Rev. Gregory D. Miller, 54, of Davenport, passed away Wednesday March 13, 2013, at Genesis East, Davenport.
Services will be noon Tuesday at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, East Moline. Visitation will be one hour prior at church. Memorials may be made to the family.
Greg was born on Aug. 20, 1958, in Chicago, the son of Willie C. Miller and Dorothy A. Burrell. He married Cathie Harris on Aug. 20, 1988, in Davenport.
Mr. Miller was employed as a social worker at several area addiction clinics, was a realtor with Mel Foster, program coordinator with Metcalf neighborhood association, program director at LAND, program manager with WCS, Milwaukee. He also served as a youth minister at Mt. Zion Baptist Churchand Progressive Baptist Church, Milwaukee.
Greg was an active member of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church, where he served as associate minister since he was ordained in December 2005. He loved spending time with his children and grandchildren. He also enjoyed computers and dominos.
Survivors include his wife, Cathie; children, Kyerra Lomas-Miller, Michele Hudson, both of Davenport, Michael Harris, Moline, Melinda Harris,Melissa Harris, both of Rock Island, Matthew Harris, Omaha, Neb.; grandchildren, Mason, Morgan, Tiffany, Kristopher, Monee', Gabriella, Maesa, George, Mackenzie, Danee', Jamison, Demi, Rayna, Davon; great grandchildren, Jonathan and Morgan Jr. He was preceded in death by his parents.












 




Local events heading








  Today is Monday, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




(More History)