Gregory Miller


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Posted Online: March 16, 2013, 5:35 pm
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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.












 




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