Rhodes & Northern, Owners
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VISITATION Friday, October 12, 2018
5:00 P.M.- 8:00 P.M.
FUNERAL SERVICE Saturday, October 13, 2018
2:00 P.M.
College Hill Church of God in Christ
6414 North 30th Street

Rest Haven Memorial Park
4615 East Hanna Avenue
 Tampa, FL 33610

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10/10/2018 08:36 PM


Mr. Hayward “Woody” Miller of Tampa, FL, passed away Tuesday, October 2, 2018. Funeral Services will be conducted Saturday, October 13, at 2:00 p.m. at College Hill Church of God in Christ, 6414 N. 30th Street, Superintendent Charles Davis, Pastor with Pastor Rodney Bandy, Pastor of Miracle Faith and Deliverance COGIC, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. 

Mr. Hayward “Woody” Miller was a native of Albany, Georgia and a resident of Tampa for 58 years. He last attended Middleton High School and was employed as a Tire Technician until retirement from Olin Mott Tire Service. 

“Woody” was preceded in death by: his parents, Loney & Ruberta Miller; mother-in-law & father-in-law, Thelma & Wille Hopps; sister, Loney Miller; sister-in-law, Rosa Cooper; and brother-in-law, Willie “Vince” Hopps Sr. 

He leaves to cherish fond memories: his devoted wife, Alma Miller of 33 years; 15 children, Hayward Miller (Cynthia), Michael Miller, Otis Hill, Fredrick Owens, Paul Lowe (Krystal), Mark Cooper (Darlene), Charlie Jackson, Shanika Miller, Kenneth Robertson, Jesse Robertson, K’nnecia Robertson, Antonio Robertson, Joseph Robertson, Dejuan Young and Paul Lowe Jr.; 28 grandkids, and special friend, Elizabeth Milhan; Siblings: sisters Clara Jones of Avon Park, and Florine Miller-Collins (Altus) of Albany Georgia, and brother, Jessie Miller of Albany Georgia, sister-in-law, Rosalyn Jenkins (Tommie), brother-in-law, Walter Cooper, sister-in-law, Vickie Harris (Richard), brother-in-law, Tony Hopps, brother-in-law, Eugene Hopps, and sister-in-law, Victoria Hopps; nieces and nephews, Towanda Jenkins, Shavonda Jenkins, Tiffany (Fred), Lionel (Dionne), Antowanda Buie (Dave), William Tolbert (Felicia), Rashad Tolbert, Miriam Palmer, Andrea Hopps, Thelma Wiggins, Season Hopps, Dominique Hopps, Shantae Hopps (Esperanza), Dimontario Hopps, Ebony Hopps, Valencia Hopps, Willie Vincent Hopps Jr. (1), Willie Antonio Hopps, Maria Henderson, Vintoria Hopps, Tremayne Hopps, Willie Vincent Hopps Jr. (2), and Vinquandria Hopps. 

The remains will repose after 5 p.m. Friday, October 12, at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue.


301 N. Howard Avenue 
Tampa, FL 33606-1508
Phone:  813.253.3419 
  Fax:  813.251.4912
Email:  raywilliamsfh@verizon.net         
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