Miller Stuckett Jr.
GREENVILLE — Graveside services for Miller Stuckett Jr., 76, of Greenville, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, at Delta Memorial Gardens, with the Rev. Lee Morris Jr. officiating. He died Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, in Cordova, TN. Visitation will be from 3-4 p.m. Friday, under the direction of Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville.
Miller Stuckett Jr. was born March 31, 1944, in Longwood, Mississippi, to the late Miller Stuckett Sr. and Janie Mae Stuckett. As a very young child, the family moved to Greenville, where his parents joined the Mt. Olivet Missionary Baptist Church. At an early age, he confessed a hope in Christ and was baptized. He joined Mt. Olivet MB Church and served as a faithful member until his health failed.
He received his early education in the Greenville Public School System, graduating in 1962. After graduation, he enrolled at Mississippi Valley State College, now Mississippi Valley State University, to continue his education, receiving a Bachelor of Science in 1966. He started a career as an educator after graduating from MVSU as an instructor in the Vocational Department. A lifelong learner, he continued his education at Delta State University, where he received two Masters Degrees, one in Guidance and Counseling and the other in Administration. He returned home to work the remainder of his career for the Greenville Public School System.
His parents preceded him in death.
He leaves to mom his passing a devoted wife of 52 years, Erie B. Smith Stuckett, of Greenville; daughter, Melissa Bradford Grayson (Vincent), of Dallas, TX; a special daughter, Thomasena Stuckett, of Cordova, TN; sons, Donald Torreey Stuckett (Tamekka), of Cordova, TN; and Trinard Franklin (Alisha Monique), of Baton Rouge, LA; granddaughters, Courtney Grayson, of Garland, TX, Mariah Grayson, of Houston, TX, and Marlei Jade Franklin, of Baton Rouge, LA; grandsons, Daymond Blair, of Bellevue, WA, Damien Stuckett (Nateiga), of Des Moines, IA; Torreey Dillon Stuckett, of Cordova, TN; and Sidney Stuckett, of Kennesaw, GA; three sisters, Annie Stuckett Johnson (William), Evangelean Wilson, and Stella Louise Stuckett, all of Greenville; and six brothers, Edgar Stuckett (Margaret), of Saginaw, MI, Terry Stuckett, of Chicago, IL, Johnny M. Stuckett, of Pittsburgh, PA, Elijah Stuckett, of Greenville, Chris Stuckett, of Pittsburgh, PA, and Ervin Terrell Stuckett, of Garland, TX; and five great-grandchildren.
The family asks that memorials be sent to the Parkinson's Foundation, 200 SE 1st St., Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131.