ROGERSVILLE - Michael Alan Milam, 66, of Rogersville, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 24th, 2020 at his home. He was a chartered member of Burem Missionary Baptist Church of Rogersville. He was very active with Operation Christmas Child before his health declined.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Retired Army Colonel Charles Milam and Martha Milam.
He is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Jerry Milam; daughters, Lynn (Danny) Ward and Ann Hamm, both of Rogersville, and Lee Zapata of Rockport, Texas; grandchildren, Krista (Travis) Young, Kayla (Steven) Caraker, DJ (Tiffany) Anders, Chrissy (Charlie) Barton, Dana Ward, Melody Perez, Billy Turpin, Allyson (Jason) Horton and JD Zapata; brother, Ron Milam of Little Rock, Arkansas, and god-daughter Jana Hamm of Georgia and stepmother, Nancy Milam of Florida; 20 great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, May 27, 2020, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Burem Missionary Baptist Church in Rogersville. The funeral ceremony will follow at 7:00 pm with, Rev. George "Fuzz" Bradley, Jr., Rev. Mark Mallory, and Rev. Jonathan Carver officiating. The graveside service will be held on Thursday at 11:00 am in Kite Cemetery. Those wishing to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the cemetery at 10:45 am.
Serving as pallbearers will be DJ Anders, Billy Turpin, Johnny Arnwine, Jason Horton, David Peterman, and Travis Young. Honorary pallbearer will be JD Zapata.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Christmas for Kids (c/o Burem Missionary Baptist Church, P.O. Box 105 Rogersville, TN, 37857).
The family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to the Hawkins County EMS who responded and the Rogersville Hospital Staff who showed them compassion and sympathy.
Online condolences may be sent at www.christiansells.com.