[March 25, 2012]
BLOOMINGTON -- Michael P. Miller, 31,
of Bloomington, died Friday, March 23, 2012, in Bloomington.
(Below is a copy of
the obituary from the funeral home.)
Bloomington – Mr. Michael P. Miller, 31, of
Bloomington, passed away on Friday, March 23, 2012,
Funeral services for Mr. Miller will be held on
Wednesday, March 28, 2012, at 6:00 p.m.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, March 28, 2012,
from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the Quiram-Peasley
Funeral Home in Atlanta prior to the service.
Cremation rites will be accorded. Inurnment will be
at Camp Butler at a later date.
Surviving Mr. Miller are his parents, Jeana
(Russell) Ballinger of Atlanta and William (Dawn
Becker) Miller of Bloomington; siblings: Robin (Nick
Harvey) Miller of Lincoln and Triston Ballinger of
Atlanta; step-siblings: Hannah Becker of Bloomington
and Ashley Becker of Mendota; grandparents:
Georgianna (Gene) Cunningham of Bloomington; Charles
(Faye) Brewer of Pensacola, Fla.; Sidney (Jean)
Miller of Bloomington; Anna Jean (Don) Winn of
Bloomington; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Louise
Miller Riffle and grandfather Lowell Ballinger.
Michael Paul Miller was born December 8, 1980, in
Normal, the son of Jeana Brewer and William E.
Michael was a 2000 graduate of Olympia High School.
He was a member of Atlanta Christian Church when he
was younger. He served our nation in the U.S. Air
Force for seven years and in the National Guard for
three years. He participated in Operation Enduring
Freedom, served in Afghanistan and many other duty
stations throughout the world, and received many
medals of recognition during his service.
Memorials may be made to VFW Post 454 in Bloomington
or to his family.
Final arrangements are entrusted to Quiram-Peasley
Funeral Home of Atlanta.