Judy Milner

1943 - March 18, 2020

MRS. JUDY STEELE MILNER, age 76, of Eastman, GA, died Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at her residence.

Obituary for Judy Milner

MRS. JUDY STEELE MILNER, age 76, of Eastman, GA, died Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at her residence.

 She will be laid to rest in a private family ceremony in Eastman, with Pastor Sarah McClelland-Brown officiating, with interment in Orphans Cemetery. A public memorial service will be held at a later date for family and friends.

 Judy was a lifelong resident of Dodge County, a faithful member and Sunday School Teacher of First Christian Church, a graduate of Dodge County High School, received a Bachelor’s degree in math education from Georgia Southern University, and received her Master’s and Specialist’s degrees from the University of Georgia and Georgia Southern University. She worked as an educator for over 50 years where she taught high school math, was a former Principal of Chauncey Elementary, a former Curriculum Director and Assistant Superintendent for the Dodge County School System, and a former Math Professor for Mercer University and Middle Georgia College. She was a former RESA Math Consultant, a member of the Retired Teachers Association, and a member of Delta Kappa Gamma. Judy was a true animal lover and enjoyed fishing, trips to the cabin, traveling, tending flowers and plants, watching hummingbirds, and most of all spending time with her grandchildren. She was daughter of the late Ruby Lee Haupt Steele and Walter B. Steele, widow of Paul E. “Butch” Milner, and was preceded in death by 2 Grandsons, Cole and Drew Milner, and a Brother, Kenny Steele.

 Survivors: 3 Sons – Blake Milner, MD (Sherry), Bart Milner (Stephanie), and Adam Doss (Marla) all of Eastman; 5 Grandchildren – Charlotte Milner, Wyatt Milner, Lyla Milner, Bo Milner, and Jake Milner; Sister-in-law – Jackie Steele of Eastman; Nieces – Dawn Rutland (Greg), Anita Whaley (Cathy), and Hope Landmesser; Great-Nieces and Great-Nephews – Sara Rutland Stubbs (Jeremy), Ben Rutland, Chase Rutland, Nicole Quattlebaum (Jason), Matthew Strickland, Travis Strickland (Kylie), Tim Coleman (Ashley), Justin Wilcox, and Robert Landmesser.

 The family may be contacted at the residence of Blake and Sherry Milner, 610 Bell Line Rd., Eastman. In lieu of flowers, the family request contributions to the ASPCA or St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital.

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