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Obituary: Joe Edward McMillen

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Joe Edward McMillen

Joe Edward McMillen

Joe Edward McMillen, 78, of Chapel Hill, Tennessee, passed away Nov. 17, 2020 at his home. 

Mr. McMillen was born in Franklin to the late Fred and Myrtle McMillen. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. 

He was preceded in death by his brothers Fred McMillen Jr. and Billy “Bubba” McMillen. He’s survived by his wife of 54 years, Judy McMillen of Chapel Hill; son, Dustin (Melissa) McMillen of Bowling Green, Kentucky; daughters Jody (Clayton) Watkins of College Grove and Mason Boone of Chapel Hill; sister, Diane Mangrum of Lewisburg, Tennessee; brother, Jim Mangrum of Thompson’s Station; and grandchildren Madison (Ryan) Young, Jack McMillen, Reese McMillen, Logan Boone, Danielle Watkins and Elijah Watkins. 

A memorial gathering will be held from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020 at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home. A private burial will be held at Mt. Hope Cemetery. 

Honorary pallbearers will be Mel Kiekhafer, Shac Herbert, Reese McMillen, Jack McMillen, Logan Boone, Elijah Watkins, Kurt Jeter, Matt Jeter, Ben Jeter, Bob Burris, Larry Eley, Gary Sanders, Jim Wright and Hazen Noland. 

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or Grove Hill Church. 


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