Miller, Tina N. Saffles (Cleveland)

Monday, March 4, 2013

Tina N. Saffles Miller, 43, of Cleveland, TN, passed away Friday, March 1, 2013 at her residence. 

She was a member of Westwood Baptist Church where she was formerly employed in daycare. She had a passion for teaching young children. She was a very unselfish and giving person. She has been an incredible inspiration to everyone she came into contact with. The impact on our lives is tremendous. 

She is survived by her husband, Bruce Miller; parents, George and Deana Saffles; two children, Holly Jo Miller and Renie Crabson; two sisters, Kim Varner and husband Michael, Carrie Bilbao and husband Steve; niece, Analise Bilbao; and nephew, Ethan Bilbao. 

A private family memorial service will be held at a later date. 

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