Liller Caroline Miller, also affectionately known as “Liller C.,” was born on January 24, 1940, in Georgiana, AL. She was the sixth of eight children to the late Bertis and Myrtle Binion, who instilled a strong work ethic in her at a young age.
Liller accepted Christ at an early age at Long Creek Mission- ary Baptist Church. She graduated from Georgiana Training School in 1959, and upon graduation she obtained a scholar- ship to attend Wenonah State Technical School in Birming- ham, AL, where she graduated with her associate’s degree in business in 1961.
Liller moved to Detroit, MI, where she worked for the City of
Detroit for 30 years as a city clerk; however, that was just one
of many attributes of service that she offered to the city. She married her former husband, James Miller, and to this union I they were blessed with three children, Carollet, Janice, and
Liller C. enjoyed attending church, spending time with family (whom she adored), traveling, hanging out with friends, and going to the casino. She was a longtime lover of Black history, as well as being the inspiration and encouragement for every- one to be their absolute best with her favorite quote, “good, better, best, never let it rest, until your good is better and bet- ter is best!”
Liller transitioned to Glory on May 6, 2022. She will be greatly missed, but leaves to cherish her memory: her sister, Jhonny Mae Benion; three children, Carollet Miller, Janice Miller-Anderson (Andre Anderson), and James Kevin Miller (Shirl Miller); five grandchildren, Nicholas, Brianna, Jalen, Amar, and Chanel; a bonus grandchild, Gerald “GP” Pleas- ant; two goddaughters, Michelle Sanders and Terica Johnson; a host of nieces and nephews; and an abundance of adopted family members.
Liller Miller was preceded in Glory by her parents, Bertis and Myrtle Binion; and her siblings, James ‘Pete’ Benion, Mildred Davis, Margaret Cobb, Leroy Binion, Joseph Benion, and Dock Floyd Benion.
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