Obituary Details

Griffin "Cole" Miller

December 19, 2000 - December 22, 2014

Birthplace & Residence

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Funeral

Location:
Rowan Memorial Park
Date:
Monday, December 29, 2014
Service Time:
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Cemetery

Location:
Rowan Memorial Park
Date:
Monday, December 29, 2014
Time:
Immediately Following Service

Notes

Cole Miller lost his battle to epilepsy a few days just past his 14th birthday. He passed away at home peacefully in his sleep on December 22, 2014 from a severe grand mal seizure. He had been battling epilepsy since he was nearly 2 years old. He attended Heritage Middle School and was in the 8th grade.

Cole was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Robert West James, Jr. He is survived by his mother, Amanda James-Miller; maternal grandmother, Clara James-Whitfield and her husband, Jim Whitfield; maternal great-grandmother, Vina Payne; his uncle, Troy James, and his wife, Donna; his cousins, Riley and Andrew; his uncle, Robert S. James; and the much loved blended family on the Whitfield side, all of whom filled his heart with love and joy.

He is also survived by his father, Jason Scott Miller; paternal grandparents, Russell E. Miller and Eugenie Miller; his aunt and uncle, Shana and Jeff Clagg, along with their children, Ashley and Josh; his uncle and aunt, Aaron Douglas Miller and Stacy Miller, and their children Kayla, Sarah and Luke.

Services will be held at Renaissance Funeral home in Raleigh, N.C., on Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.

Graveside service will be Monday, December 29, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at Rowan Memorial Park cemetery in Salisbury, N.C.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Epilepsy Foundation of North Carolina in his name, Griffin Cole Miller. www.epilepsync.org
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Memories
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Memories: Cole with Jason and Grandpa Russ
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Memories: Train Museum
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I LOVE YOU SON! Thank you for looking out for us... stay near love you DAD
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You will always be my Superhero, miss you a million times a minute. I know you're keeping me safe & always in my heart. I see your smiling face & those dimples in my dreams every night. Love you pumpkin! Mommy
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Happy Easter my handsome lil man. Hugs & kisses :hatching_chick::rabbit:
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A mother holds her child's hand for awhile their :purple_heart: Forever. I rejoice in all our special Valentines Day memories & even notes you would write to me throughout the year. You are my best friend. I love you, Mommy
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A mother only holds her childs hand for a short time. But in her :purple_heart: Forever......Unfortunately, our time together tragically ended before we ever could have imagined. YOU are my Shining Star:star2:. I rejoice when I think of all of the Valentine day cards & even notes on days throughout the year. You are my best friend. I Love you,Mommy
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Happy Valentine Day To My Little Sweetheart, You are in my heart forever.. Love you, Nanna James
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Merry Christmas! :santa::snowman:
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The time & space between us could never separate our bond, memories, & hearts. The love remains the same and distance doesn't matter until it's in HIS plans to reunite us. See you in my dreams my beautiful baby boy. Miss you, Mommy
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December 19, 2016
Happy Birthday:balloon: 16 years ago this was the best day of my life, Miss you forever, love you for always
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December 1, 2016
Happy First of December my Blessed baby boy! Your autograph is on my :purple_heart:. Love you, Mommy
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So many fun memories from this day, years past. I recall, teaching you lines that you rehearsed for couple of weeks for your Mr. Incredible costume. You were adored. One line I remember the most was, " I can break through walls but I can't find my socks in the morning" The best of times. Later that same year you even had the Incredibles birthday party. Miss you every day my handsome prince. Love, Mommy
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Ahhh, very sweet pics 🙂 Thanks so much for sharing. Hope you're doing well! xoxo Amanda
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A Hero is an ordinary individual who finds strength to persevere & endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles. I'm so proud of you my beloved angel. God Bless, Mommy
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I miss everything about you my lil man. Cuddles & Kisses for Eternity. Love you pumpkin, Mommy
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I remember us always going to the Train Museum near your Great Grandmothers every chance we got. Whether it was for Thomas the Train, Easter, or the Christmas lights. We would visit family & take in the museum before leaving. Going on without you will always hurt and never be the same, especially during the holidays. I miss you everyday. Miss your cuddles. We'll never have a chance for all the adventures we planned on. You were so close to that dream coming true of starting your life as a young man to work towards all his goals and you had it all planned out. You knew you wanted to be from the time you were 2 yrs old- a marine biologist & study sharks as your plan A. You had Plan B,C, even a plan D. They say we don't age in just a number of years but in life years, so one can be much wiser & older than we really are. I know you were wise beyond your years & a very special and talented sweet young man. I'm honored to be your mother & have had the years we had together. I'll always wish you were still here but God & life had other plans for your amazing spirit. I love you always....the love goes on, love never dies
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Happy Valentines Day sweet babe boy! I miss spending these special days with you & all the rest in between. We'd be playing Uno, Battleship, Spongebob Life, or video games which you were always the winner on that turf. Memories of eskimo kisses keep me warm on the coldest of days.I miss sharing our own little inside jokes that only we would get. The memory of the love you brought to my life will shine on forever. Love you pumpkin!
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I remeber you used to put on magician acts, such precious memories. One of your favorite songs was from One Republic- Counting Stars. On a starry night I could never count how many blessings you brought into my life. Sleep in Heavenly Peace my Beloved Son, Mommy loves you
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I found your Christmas card today you made a few years back on the computer for me. Its says," it's better to give than to receive" You were always so caring for others & willing to give them whatever you had to default. You were the sweetest angel some will ever have the pleasure of meeting. I miss our times together with family & our traditions this time of year. I know it's the most amazing time celebrating Christmas with Jesus in Heaven. We'll always be together regardless. Glory to God in the Highest, Merry Christmas. I love you to the moon & back
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Merry Christmas Cole. You are forever in my heart. Love you. Nana
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I know you're Sleeping in Heavenly Peace my sweet baby boy, Mommy loves you
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I remember when we went to ride go carts in May which was just one of our many fav activities along with Putt Putt & you came in 1st place and I came in second to last you were so happy to win. You'll always be more than any superhero to me. I miss spending time with you & our friendship. Love you buddy.
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I love this. And love that he's still in your hearts. Just as our family was touched by the gesture of the dedication of him @the assembly at Heritage last year. Epilepsy can be a very misunderstood illness as with any neurological disease. I encourage at anytime in life if you unfortunately have someone in your family that has an illness for whatever the reason remember knowledge is power. We can all help make their quality of life better while their here. He loved the structure of being at school everyday & his school family. He is deeply missed & knew he was a loved rising gentleman that became an angle. Thank you guys this brings warmth & solace to my heart.
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Happy birthday Cole. I posted this for you yesterday, so people would remember. To Coles family, I want you to know that we remember your son, and still care about you and him. He won't ever be forgotten among us, and I wanted to help remind people of him, especially on his birthday, a day I always remembered because it was one day before mine and I always thought it was cool to have consecutive birthdays with someone. My heart goes out to you in this holiday season. I know how hard this was was for me, so I can't imagine what you're going through, but know that I pray for you every night and hope you have the best holidays possible:heart:
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Happy Birthday Cole, I miss you and love you. Nana
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HaPpy BiRtHdAy to YoU, HaPpY BiRtHdAy to YoU, HaPpy BiRtHdAy to YoU, Happy Birthday dear Cole Happy Birthday to YOU! You'll forever be young but this day 15 yrs ago is the best day of my life. I miss playing our family game nights, we'd always have equal parts of board games & video games. I remember waking you up last year before school with a plate full of cupcakes for you to blow out & you giving me a high five. I was excited for us that you survived your first year as a teen & it was going to be a clean slate for you. Just didn't realize God had other plans coming up , but we none of us never do. We must cherish every moment as we have it & each breath we take. I love you pumpkin. Happy Birthday sweetie. Mommy loves you and misses you now & always.
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Thank you for being the best son I could ever ask for & my best friend. You'll forever be the brightest star in my life. Special cherished memories that bring warmth to my heart, when the world is definitely void & colder without your presence. I was so blessed to have you as my son for 14 yrs., this isn't the way it's supposed to be..... me writing on a wall in your memory. You were so incredibly strong & such a trooper to endure what your body went through. Most that met you didn't even know you had epilepsy until right there towards the end. Drove by the restaurant the other day @ the beach where I had forgotten my wallet & you had to wait for me to run & get it. It was a cute memory. Miss you so much my sweet baby boy. Wish I could still sing you a Lullaby. You were such a sweetie you never got too old for them. Not that you'd admit it to anyone in your age group. xoxxo
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Every year Cole and I always put up Halloween decorations together. After going trick or treating in my neighborhood, he enjoyed handing out treats to check out the costumes. I took pictures every year at Halloween of Cole and his costume as it was a major decision as what he was going to be. It always had to be the perfect one for him. I miss you very much Cole but I have many special of you that warms my heart everyday.
Love you
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September 22, 2015
I could never count how many times you made me smile or how many times we laughed together. So many great memories to reflect upon, sometimes it makes it easier & others it takes all the effort and prayers in the world. Miss you babecakes
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September 14, 2015
I do know how much Cole valued your friendship. He thought highly of you. And I know it's hard & there are no magical words anyone can say to make it better. I've been told time helps. I think its that & the support of your loved ones. I wish your family the best.
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My family & I can relate. I've seen the way it's affected his relatives in your age group & younger and it breaks my heart. I pray for you all, you are all blessed. And that you all stop questioning your own mortality sooner in this grieving process than later, (you may not be that's just something the kids have been confiding in me) There's an angel that will always be your best friend in your heart! That's pretty amazing! In love & prayer, Coles mom
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His favorite time of year was from Thanksgiving until New Years, when he got to celebrate. He was always so enthusiastic about going to school & cherished the times of when his teachers/classmates would sing Happy Birthday to him which was always the last day before Christmas break. He would tell me the everyday about his school day & how nice it was. Thanks for sharing Ms. Taylor.
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After Cole died it just wasn't the same
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Thank you for sharing Bailey. You have been in my prayers as well as many of his friends that have had a rough year coping with this loss. Starting Freshman year is a pivotal point in a young persons life, it's going to be an exciting time. You're all blessed with an angel now. I know Cole would want all of us to be happy & celebrate the fond memories, we hold in our hearts of his angelic spirit that will now live on forever. This board will be on here for you to share anytime. In Gods Love, Ms.Miller
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I miss you. Seeing your face light up the day I sang happy birthday to you, it meant so much to me. I will never forget that day and I will never forget you. You were so giving, sweet, and caring. I am honored to have known you. You were an amazing person and I know you are an amazing angel. Rest easy Cole.
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Miss you more than imaginable, even though as I carry on & you're in my heart. We're just on different journeys right now. You're on that Golden road in Gods kingdom soldiering on & I have to continue to do the same here on a different plateau without you. You were and will always be everything to me, I miss you. You kept asking me who my favorite Superhero was the week before you passed & I'll say it again for the umpteenth time.......YOU are. You would say, 'no out of the Marvel characters "& I'd reply back, " still you" You had an amazing shining light of Christ in you at a very young age, always so well mannered & polite. Made me very proud. Love & miss you Coley Cole
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Thank you so much... It is very comforting to know that he was in your hearts also.
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Saw a chocolate lab yesterday and it made me think of Cole. Love you guys... praying that you find a little more joy in each and every day.
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Just thinking about you buddy.
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I don't know if you'll see this and I apologize that it is so late but there is something that you should know. Since Cole was a member of the band in 6th grade, and his class is having their last concert tomorrow, I thought we should do something special for him. We are playing a piece, the Chorale from Jupiter at our concert. I asked the other band students and the teacher if we could dedicate Jupiter to Cole. Everyone agreed and thought that it was a great idea, because most of us were in band with him or on his track like me, and some of us went to elementary school with him too. I think that that shows that we all cared about him and miss him. I am sorry that you are only becoming aware of this now, if you do see it, but the numbers in the front office that Mrs. Mccaskill and Mr Graves tried to contact you by were out of date. I just wanted to let you know that we all miss Cole and the whole band thought that we should do this for him. Tomorrow evening at around 7, we will be performing Jupiter in remembrance of your wonderful son Cole.
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Found some old drawings you made for me the other day buddy......thank you for having such a great heart. As much as we miss you, I am assured that you are in peace. Love you and miss you.
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I Love You!
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Happy St. Patricks Day, Coley Cole. You have your "pot of gold" & everything you always wished for now.
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February 27, 2015
I was so sad to learn of Cole's passing. I met him at HMS during my internship as a school counselor. My deepest condolences to you and your family.
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February 25, 2015
I don't think my earlier response showed up, but Coles memories will always drive me to make the most of my time here on earth. Sometimes I find myself looking at pictures on here, remembering how he looked, how he talked, and preserving them in my memory and heart forever. I realized I knew Cole more than I had thought, and I'm glad that I got to know him because he was an amazing person. My favorite thing about him was his smile. It was so big and contagious and could light up a room or make your day just a little better. This is hard for me so I can't imagine how hard this is for you. Every night you and your family are prayed for in my families nightly prayers and in my own personal prayers. Sometimes I think of Cole, and tears come to my eyes but I can't help but smile, because him being gone saddens me, but my memories of him are happy. You must be a very strong woman and although I do not personally know you, I have great respect for you. My thoughts and prayers, God bless
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Cole will never be forgotten. Sometimes I find myself looking at the pictures on here and remembering him and how he looked and how he talked and preserving him in my memory and heart forever. I realized how much I actually knew him, and every day when he crosses my mind, I offer up a little prayer for you and your family. His smile is probably the thing I love the most about him, and it brings tears to my eyes and a smile to my face when I think about him because him being gone makes me sad, yet my memories of him are happy. I know this is hard for me, so I can't imagine how hard this is for you. Every night you and your family are prayed for in my families nighlty prayers and also in my own personal prayers. Cole was an amazing person and I am very glad that I got to know him in his time here on earth. I'll always remember Cole, and his memories will help me make the most of my time here on earth. You must be a very strong lady, and although I do not personally know you, I have much respect for you. God bless
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February 23, 2015
My Beloved Son, you have passed on to Our Heavenly Fathers Celestial Kingdom but you are not forgotten. Our family will make sure your gravesite is maintained & blessed upon to keep paying our respects to your purified soul where you were resurrected. My most recent memory is going to Kanki for your birthday. Then, when we drove under that vivid double rainbow on Thanksgiving Day & we spoke of what type of wishes we could gain for being so lucky to drive right under it. That was the 4th double rainbow we saw together but the first one so bright/vivid and we were able to drive under it. Your love for St. Patricks day made that moment even greater for you, it was sureal for both of us. The Hot Air Ballon festival & lighting of the Ballons, getting to watch the joy on your face. Everytime you experienced something new it was the greatest pleasure & best times of my life. Just like the times you spent on the boat. I believe thats one of the greatest experiences of being a parent is seeing the expressions & how your child is learning , taking it all in gives you joy; it's the same feeling we get on holidays seeing the happiness on your face. As a baby I sang lullabys to you we had one of our own then your other favorite was; James Taylor to you, "You got a friend" & "Fire & Rain" this happened to be sometime later the first concert we took you to. I've been praying to God everyday for strength & it's been my only solace. You & I went through so much together and we still managed to rise above it & keep smiles on our faces. You were not only my son but my best friend. I still catch myself(as do others) saying "we" & who cares. You were my everything, always my #1 priority before myself even because that's what moms do. I could never be more proud of the handsome son I raised. You will always be in my heart & with me. I have so many warm hearted & fond memories of you my dearest sunshine. It's not goodbye forever it's just see you later pumpkin. You were handsome, sweet, accepted God as your Holy Spirit, & extremely intelligent young man. Trivecta that Gods kingdom gained. John 14:2

All your family loves & misses you deeply

With Love,
Mommy
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February 3, 2015
Thank you for being so very mature & brave to say these kind memories. It's hard for your age group to process & I've seen first hand they don't know how to react but with crying & shock, questioning self mortality maybe. Cole is in a very special place in Heaven & was currently self- engaged in a middle school bible study. Was well rounded as you know. Let his memories live on, & give you the strength to suceed at any career goals you plan to accomplish for your future. There are no limitations to what you can do if you put your mind to it. Thank you so much again for condolences during this difficult time & sharing them. You're an amazing person, Take care & God Bless 😉
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Thank you for your condolences & support. Beautiful words to give us solace at a time such as this.
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February 3, 2015
Thank you for your support during this difficult time, I trust your well.
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Amanda~ Mom
Posted on:
February 3, 2015
Thank you for your condolences, hope your well
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Amanda~ Mom
Posted on:
February 3, 2015
Thank you for your condolences
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Amanda~ Mom
Posted on:
February 3, 2015
Thank you so much for all your support & insight over the pase several weeks. Your family has been great checking in on me & has known us what seems like forever. I'm so fortunate & blessed to have friends such as your family in my life.
Posted by:
Amanda~ Mom
Posted on:
February 3, 2015
Your family has brought so many smiles to Coles face these past several months of his life, which is priceless. I'm sorry for any suffering endured by the kids. Children are resilient, so with this I hope they carry on easier than the rest of us. Just know your family meant alot to us/him. Thanks for everything, you're family is truly blessed!
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Amanda~ Mom
Posted on:
February 3, 2015
Thank you for your support & condolences Ms. Pat
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Amanda~ Mom
Posted on:
February 3, 2015
I will as well, that was his last beach trip. Of course I have a flood of memories but that one is more recent in my mind & I will always treaure it fondly with the rest. I'm glad you guys were a part of that. Thanks for everything.
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Amanda~ Mom
Posted on:
February 3, 2015
Thanks for all your support, you've been a great friend
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Amanda~ Mom
Posted on:
February 3, 2015
Thanks lady, for all your support 🙂
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Amanda~ Mom
Posted on:
February 3, 2015
Thank you for your condolences
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Amanda~ Mom
Posted on:
February 3, 2015
Thanks Mom
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Amanda~ Mom
Posted on:
February 3, 2015
Thank you Grandma, he loves you very much & always looked forward to your fudge, macaroni & cheese,(said no one made it better than you) & most of all hugs & kisses.
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Amanda
Posted on:
January 27, 2015
Thank you for adding to his wall. He loved all of you very much & you guys lit up those dimples & smiles on his face being his Santa Clause every year. Without your Chrismas gifts every year he would have otherwise went without. You contributed to his happiness during his time on this earth in a huge way. Big Hugs!
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Amanda
Posted on:
January 27, 2015
Very encouraging & compassionate words of strength. Thank you for sending light & love during this time.
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Amanda
Posted on:
January 27, 2015
Thank you
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Amanda
Posted on:
January 27, 2015
Thank you
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Amanda Mom
Posted on:
January 26, 2015
Very sweet, he will always be watching over you
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Amanda Mom
Posted on:
January 26, 2015
5 files added to the tribute wall
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Amanda Mom
Posted on:
January 26, 2015
3 files added to the tribute wall
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Mom
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January 26, 2015
Thank you Ms. Beverly, you were always so kind to Cole & I know you held a special place in his heart.
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Amanda-Mommy
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January 23, 2015
Thanks Cindy, my love to your family
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Troy James
Posted on:
January 19, 2015
Lit a candle in memory of Griffin "Cole" Miller
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Amanda
Posted on:
January 19, 2015
Thank everyone that shared their condolences & memories of Cole one here. We appreciate your support & compassion through this difficult time.
Sincerely, Amanda James-Miller (Coles mom)
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Amanda
Posted on:
January 19, 2015
Lit a candle in memory of Griffin "Cole" Miller
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Amanda
Posted on:
January 19, 2015
It's been 4 weeks today babecakes & still miss you dearly, no one could ever replace the smiles you brought to my life. Love you & Miss you, your hugs, cuddles, & dimples more than words can express. God bless all the joy you brought to my life my sunshine.
With all my heart, Mom
Posted by:
Annette Goodman-Hawkes
Posted on:
January 10, 2015
Lit a candle in memory of Griffin "Cole" Miller
Posted by:
Annette Goodman-Hawkes
Posted on:
January 10, 2015
In rememberance by Peyton Hawkes...Wrote by Annette Goodman-Hawkes. We remember Cole being a little guy running around the house on the hardwood floors and Amanda saying slow down Cole, be careful b4 u fall. Cole & Peyton...both little guys without a care in the world would play for hours together & laugh histerically and so hard together that we, the adults, would hear them laughing at each other and begin to laugh outloud ourselves from their laughter. Such pure innocence. Cole was such a bright happy boy. He was just as funny as he was kind giving. As a lil guy, Cole, would always share...toys, snacks more. Peyton & Cole were always happy together. They made sure others were smiling & happy too right along with them. Even on days Cole wad sick & not feeling great...he never let anything...even his illness stop him from smiling 2 make others feel comforted & welcome. Cole was a truly GOOD Spirit but he 4 sure got learned most of his warm, kind, loving & welcoming traits directly from his mom, Amanda...who has the same inner spirit & soul as Cole. She gave Cole a wondetful life & he knew 4 CERTAIN, that he Was/Is loved. He surely will be missed so much. Cole had the biggest heart of any kid I've ever met. Peyton loved going 2 Cole's house to play or meeting @ the park 2 see Cole. Everyone who knew Cole, at any age, felt the same. My heart is heavy with sorrow & breaks in pieces for his Momma! I know how the sayings go..."That the good die young" & "That God must have needed Cole for something greater" & that "God has His own specal plan & journey for Cole's Spirit" and I understand. I am a believer & know that Cole IS in the most special & wonderful place ever...However, I still just don't think it's fair, not fair at all. Especially when then cycle of life gets shifted bc a parent shouldn't ever have 2 bury their baby. For certain when they're so young. Amanda please find some comfort in knowing Cole lived a happy full life even in the short time he was given AND that Cole is NO longer sick will never again feel pain. You WILL see him & hold your son again someday. My prayers are with you & I love & miss U as well. I am SO SORRY for your loss...For you, Jason & the rest of your family as well! We send ALL of our love, peace, prayers & condolences 2 U & your whole family! Cole was a WONDERFUL Kiddo...He and His kind heart, warm smile & caring spirit WILL BE greatly missed by all who knew him & by all that were given the pleasure to meet, know and love him! Amanda /or Jason...PLEASE reach out OR send me your contact info when you are able... (Annette Goodman @ (919) 223-5469)
(Email: Goodman.Annette@Gmail.com)
:heart_decoration::heart_decoration: Rest In Peace Forever Cole :heart_decoration::heart_decoration: WITH ALL OUR LOVE ALWAYS,
Annette Goodman-Hawkes & Family
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Jason Miller
Posted on:
January 7, 2015
Lit a candle in memory of Griffin "Cole" Miller
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Jonah
Posted on:
January 6, 2015
That's really nice
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cmr
Posted on:
January 5, 2015
I wasn't Coles best friend, but we talked now and then, and my row in science suddenly being one man shorter has hit me harder than expected. There is a video on my iPod from the last day of 6th grade in the empty band room where him and another kid are tossing paper airplanes around. I remember talking to him in health in seventh grade. I remember singing happy birthday in math in 6th grade. Shooting around a basketball in fitness. Him playing flute in the band. I just want to say that I know cole is in heaven and I'm praying for you and your family.
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Michelle Beverly
Posted on:
January 4, 2015
I have just learned of Cole's passing and am so very sorry and saddened. HMS loved Cole and will miss him. He stopped by the office on his way out for the holiday break to "remind" me of his birthday and I wished him a very happy one! He was a special young man. My prayers are with his mom and family during the difficult days ahead.
Michelle Beverly
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Mommy
Posted on:
January 2, 2015
Lit a candle in memory of Griffin "Cole" Miller
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Lisa Harris
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December 31, 2014
Lit a candle in memory of Griffin "Cole" Miller
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Anna Watkins
Posted on:
December 30, 2014
Lit a candle in memory of Griffin "Cole" Miller
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Dee
Posted on:
December 29, 2014
With Deepest Sympathy to the family on the loss of your dear loved one. May it comfort you to know that God promises to "swallow up death forever and wipe the tears from all faces" (Isaiah 25:8). It is hoped that you draw strength from this promise and that the God of all comfort, comfort your family (2 Cor. 1:3,4).
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j
Posted on:
December 28, 2014
Amanda,my thoughts are with you. My fiancée died in my arms on March 27th of this year. It's the hardest thing I've ever dealt with. If you need anything or want to talk I'm here. Be nice to catch up. My thoughts are with you and your family. Much love,Jordan Smith
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Tony and Joan Parente
Posted on:
December 28, 2014
Lit a candle in memory of Griffin "Cole" Miller
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Jane Miller
Posted on:
December 28, 2014
Cole loved arranging and re-arranging all the nutcrackers at Christmas. We wish he had been able to help set them up one last time, but it was not to be. We know he will be here with us in spirit every Christmas when we get ready to set them out again.

Grandma
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Riley James
Posted on:
December 28, 2014
Lit a candle in memory of Griffin "Cole" Miller
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allison crockett
Posted on:
December 28, 2014
Jason,
I am sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. I would bet Cole and Bailey are running down a beach.
With Love,
Allison Crockett
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Riley James
Posted on:
December 28, 2014
Lit a candle in memory of Griffin "Cole" Miller
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Jim Whitfield
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December 28, 2014
Lit a candle in memory of Griffin "Cole" Miller
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The Johnsens
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December 28, 2014
Lit a candle in memory of Griffin "Cole" Miller
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The Johnsen Family
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December 28, 2014
Lit a candle in memory of Griffin "Cole" Miller
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Chelle Swofford
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December 28, 2014
Lit a candle in memory of Griffin "Cole" Miller
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Great Grandmother Payne
Posted on:
December 28, 2014
From: Great Grandmother Ms.Payne
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Great Grandmother Payne
Posted on:
December 28, 2014
Lit a candle in memory of Griffin "Cole" Miller
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Clara Whitfield
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December 28, 2014
Lit a candle in memory of Griffin "Cole" Miller
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Amanda James
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December 28, 2014
Lit a candle in memory of Griffin "Cole" Miller
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Amanda James
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December 28, 2014
Lit a candle in memory of Griffin "Cole" Miller
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Amanda James
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December 28, 2014
Lit a candle in memory of Griffin "Cole" Miller
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Denzil and Karen Clagg
Posted on:
December 28, 2014
We are so sorry for your loss. There is nothing harder than losing a child. He is watching down on your tears and trying to understand why you are sad. He is happy and healthy now. May your tears turn to smiles soon.
Denzil and Karen Clagg
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Michael Morris
Posted on:
December 28, 2014
Lit a candle in memory of Griffin "Cole" Miller
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Amanda Miller
Posted on:
December 27, 2014
thank you Shana
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Jason Miller
Posted on:
December 27, 2014
1 file added to the tribute wall
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Aaron Miller
Posted on:
December 27, 2014
Lit a candle in memory of Griffin "Cole" Miller
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Teri Williams
Posted on:
December 27, 2014
Lit a candle in memory of Griffin "Cole" Miller
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sierra phillips
Posted on:
December 27, 2014
I never had the pleasure of meeting Cole. But I feel like through Jase I have. All of the stories and pictures. Like when he got his first set of glasses, we talked about what a stud he was. Those are the memories I will keep. Jase I can't tell you how sorry I am for your loss. My heart is with you. Love, Sierra
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Tabitha
Posted on:
December 27, 2014
Lit a candle in memory of Griffin "Cole" Miller
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Paigie Paige
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December 27, 2014
Lit a candle in memory of Griffin "Cole" Miller
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James Frank
Posted on:
December 27, 2014
Lit a candle in memory of Griffin "Cole" Miller
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Shana
Posted on:
December 27, 2014
Amanda and Jason, I'm so sorry for your loss. I can't even imagine... there are no words.

You were blessed with the gift of a wonderful son for 14 years - the gift of laughter and smiles, the gift of hugs and kisses, the gift of diapers and report cards, and even illness.
That dimple. That sheepish smile that made him look like he was up to no good! Cole loved Josh, and would shadow him everywhere. He would sit for hours just playing video games with him.

God knows your pain... He too lost his son. You can always turn to Him when you are overwhelmed. “The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.” Psalm 34:18
Posted by:
Erika Chike
Posted on:
December 27, 2014
Lit a candle in memory of Griffin "Cole" Miller
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Erika Chike
Posted on:
December 27, 2014
We will always treasure the mini bible and baseball bat that Cole picked for Dylan when he was born as well as our time at the beach together this past Labor Day weekend. Sending prayers and peaceful thoughts to Amanda and her family. Love, The Chikes
Posted by:
Cindy Juneau
Posted on:
December 27, 2014
so sorry for your loss Amanda. You were a great Mom to Cole and he will always be with you in your heart and watching over you from heaven.
Posted by:
Cindy Juneau
Posted on:
December 27, 2014
Lit a candle in memory of Griffin "Cole" Miller
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Pat Ferrell
Posted on:
December 27, 2014
Lit a candle in memory of Griffin "Cole" Miller
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Melanie Ackerknecht
Posted on:
December 26, 2014
From the moment we moved to Our apartment complex we noticed Coles kind smile and playful manner, we knew he would instantly hit it off with our boy Tyler. In the short time we knew Cole, we always enjoyed his visits and the occasional dinners we had at our place. We all carry heavy hearts and will miss his visits. Keep smiling in heaven Cole. You will missed. Our condolences to Amanda and his family. So sorry for your loss friend. Here if you need anything. Derek, Mel,Tyler and Lexi.
Posted by:
Ritter Family
Posted on:
December 26, 2014
Lit a candle in memory of Griffin "Cole" Miller
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Melissa &Kimberky
Posted on:
December 26, 2014
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Nalley Family
Posted on:
December 26, 2014
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Lawanda Wilson
Posted on:
December 26, 2014
Amanda, I'm sorry for your loss. I know how much you loved Cole and you were a great mother to him. I will continue to keep you in my prayers and I'm here if you need me. I love you Lawanda Peebles Wilson :heart_eyes::sparkling_heart::kissing_heart::pray::pray:
Posted by:
Amanda James
Posted on:
December 26, 2014
The Sunshine in my life has passed to his final resting place, music has lost it's tone & joy has been taken from my life but I know you were welcomed with open arms in Heaven. It's just going to take some time for me to process this devastating loss. You were my life, my everything, & now you'll always live on in my heart.
Posted by:
Mildred
Posted on:
December 26, 2014
Lit a candle in memory of Griffin "Cole" Miller
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