Jettie Lee Miller was called on to be with her heavenly father February 9, 2022, while bravely battling cancer. She was born on December 25, 1965, in Evanston Illinois. Daughter of parents Jettie Mae Miller and Robert Mims. Jettie had no biological siblings, as she was the only child, she did however have three best friends that became her sisters.
Jettie was raised in God fearing home and she accepted Christ at an early age. Through the years in her younger days, she experienced life taking various paths but never forgetting the teaching of God from her mother. Like proverbs 22:6 reads: Train up a child in the way he should go and when he is old, he will not depart from it. Jettie rededicated her life to Christ and joined Faith Temple Church of God in Christ under the leadership of Elder Carlis L. Moody, Jr. she had a hunger and thirst for God, and she turned she trusted in hi wholeheartedly.
Jettie went through the Evanston public school systems and graduated from Evanston Township high school after graduating she discovered she had a love for hair and went to cosmetology school for hair. She also took classes to become a masseuse which she done for over 20 years. Jettie had various jobs throughout her life however the masseuse career was her favorite.
Jettie always said how everything changed for her when she had her children. Her family was her soul force, and she worried over and took care of them until the end, sometimes to the exclusion of her own needs. Jettie was a free spirit and believed in flexibility, “modification”, and change. She valued loyalty, honesty, and authenticity. She believed that everyone needs a harmless outlet for stress, and her outlet was shopping, traveling, and spending time with her friends. she loved music; all love it; anything Gospel, R&B, Rap, and all in between.
Jettie had a large family, and she loved the family gatherings her children her grandchildren. She was looking forward to doing family things. She was an excellent cook and she loved to eat! we're going to miss her dearly roots her daily routine worshipping, praising, and thanking God; making her coffee gearing up to watch the news, Let's Make a Deal and her soap operas. Jettie had an amazing sense of humor and a unique laugh! Her wit was razor sharp as she was known to say the most shocking things you could ever think of, in hopes of helping you see a new perspective.
She made you laugh with the outrageous and exaggerated facial expressions, and all her silly ways she was kind, generous, and compassionate. She believed in autonomy and dignity and a person’s right to choose the life they want. She loved her entire family, she worried about them, rooted for them, protected them, forgave them, and always kept on loving them. Jettie was truly a devoted loving and caring person mother, grandmother great grandmother, and friend.
Preceded in death where her parents Jettie Mae Miller and Robert Mims and one grandchild Aaron Morales.
Jettie will truly be missed by all the life she touched leaving the cherish her memory her nine children; Ashelle (daughter), Michelle (Daughter), Pierre(Son) Alaric and Allan(Sons), Davin (Son), Ciara(Daughter) Antonio(Son), Destiny(Daughter).
12 grandchildren: Divionna(Granddaughter), Aairiyana (Granddaughter), Akaysha (Granddaughter), Marquese (Grandson), Sierro(Grandson), D’niya(Granddaughter), Aarion(Grandson), Jeremir(Grandson), Darionna(Granddaughter), Chyna(Granddaughter) Alexia( Granddaughter), Lorenzo(Grandson) and one great granddaughter Niyla. One Uncle Joe Miller, One Aunt Christine Miller, two special cousins Deborah Miller and Bobby Bishop, three best friend slash sister Kimberly Davis, Denise Gardner, and Teresa brooks and a host of family and friends.
Although our hearts are broken by our loss; we know God makes no mistakes Jettie was one of a kind and to be loved by her was to be truly blessed. Please keep the family in your prayers, obituary will be posted at a later time.
Arrangements entrusted to Thompson Funeral & Cremation Servies, Inc. Mr. Philip L. Gillette ~ Funeral Director
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