Geneva Deloris Miller • January 16, 2021
Geneva Deloris Mitchell Miller, 80, of Pensacola, FL, left this world for her heavenly home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on her 80th birthday, January 16, 2021. Neva is finally without pain and suffering and can walk all she wants on her own! She was born in Chickamauga, Georgia to Roscoe and Elsie Mitchell. She grew up the youngest of 10 children on Lookout Mountain, Georgia in the Hinkle community. Neva graduated in the class of 1958 from Rossville High School.
Neva has lived in Pensacola for over 50 years and was a member of Pine Summit Baptist Church. She was always active in church working with Acteens, WMU, the youth, Vacation Bible School, and many other roles. She was always ready to help someone in need. Neva’s creativity was expressed through her poetry, quilting, cooking, and many artistic endeavors. She had a beautiful alto voice and loved gospel and hymns.
Neva is preceded in death by her parents, Roscoe and Elsie Mitchell, brothers Melton, Maynard, Alford, Andrew, and Alton Mitchell, sisters Artie Ellis, Alice Pace, and Opal McCullough. She is survived by the love of her life for 61 years G. Van Miller; children Denise Williamson (Darryl), Scott Miller (Billie), and Shanna White (Randy); grandchildren DJ Williamson (Hannah), Aric Williamson (Peyton), Andrew Williamson (Kailina), Janie White, Natalie Miller, and Veronica Miller; great-grandchildren Margaret Williamson, Eleanor Williamson, Nolan Gee, and Owen Williamson; and one brother, Lavern Mitchell. She also leaves behind numerous nieces and nephews she loved very much.
A graveside service will be held at 2:00 on Monday, January 25, 2021 at Pensacola Memorial Gardens. Dr. Bob Greene will be officiating the service with Bro. Steve Bruce assisting. Pall bearers will be DJ Williamson, Aric Williamson, Andrew Williamson, Darryl Williamson, Randy White, and Scott Miller.
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