July 1, 1999 - July 20, 2020
On Monday, July 20, 2020, Anthony Miller, beloved son, brother, uncle, and nephew, of Cape Girardeau, Missouri died at Saint Francis Medical Center. Anthony Miller was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on July 1, 1999, to Anthony Smith and Sherrell Miller Ott. Although he was only 21 years old, Anthony affected many people in his lifetime. He was deeply committed to being a hard worker and a family man. He graduated from Cape Central High School in 2018 with aspirations of achieving various dreams and to be successful. Anthony worked at HAVCO Wood Products where he was labeled as an outstanding employee. The community was immensely affected by Anthony’s love and affection toward family and friends. Many community members speak of his kind infectious smile, basketball skills, and dance moves. Anthony was very up-lifting and a community advocate for change. Anthony leaves to cherish his memory his mother Sherrell Miller Ott and his father Elijah Ott; his grandmother Dorothy Smith of Paulina, Louisiana; his five sisters: J’uan Hall, C’ion Miller, Kierra Miller, Anitra Dabney, and T’Kiya Williams; his step siblings, Victoria Robinson, Myranda Robinson, and Emileo Robinson; his aunts, Linette McCoy (Henry McCoy) of Dexter, MO, Patricia Miller of Cape Girardeau, MO, Tonya Calhoun of Metairie, LA, Annie Torrence of Summit, MS, Myrtis Torrence (Jessie Torrence) of Magnolia, MS, Patricia Roberts of Avondale, LA. Uncles, Richard Miller, Jr. (Brentrell Miller) of Metairie, Louisiana and Richard Bell (Unique Bell) of Algiers, Louisiana; Solomon Ott of Avondale, LA; cousin-siblings Henry McCoy Jr., Daniel McCoy (Hannah McCoy), Stephen McCoy, Raezheem Miller, Ryzhell Miller, Reginald Waker, and a host of other aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews. Anthony was preceded in death by his grandfathers: Richard Miller and Freddie Smith; great-grandmother Dorothy Bourgeois; grandmother Ida Miller, grandfather Matthew William, and aunt Vinetta Miller. Anthony also leaves behind many memories with his girlfriend, roommates, friends, coworkers, and church members. Funeral service will be Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at True Vine Ministries, 1224 Bloomfield Road, Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701 with Bishop Byron Bonner officiating. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until service time Thursday. Funeral services will also be held Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at St. James Ministries Church of God of Christ, 3404 Andover Street, Jefferson, Louisiana 70121 with Elder James Williams officiating. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until service time Saturday. Entombment will follow at Providence Memorial Park and Mausoleum in Metairie, Louisiana. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is handling local arrangements along with Richardson Funeral Homes in Louisiana.
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