Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

February 12, 2014

Harris Wilson Milner


Corsicana — Harris Wilson Milner, 90, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014 in his home with his family by his side. He was born May 31, 1923 to Paul and Ila Harris Milner in Streetman, Texas.

Harris was a veteran of World War II serving in the United States Navy. He served in New Zealand, Australia, India, New Guinea, and in the South Pacific.

Harris is survived by his wife of 63 years, Nell Livingston Milner; children, Sue and John Satagaj and Brian Milner and Stephanie Elkins; and grandchildren, Julie Satagaj, Brian Satagaj and Craig Milner.

Harris was a loving son, husband, father and grandfather. He will be lovingly remembered and greatly missed.

Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home, Fairfield.

Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, 2014 at Birdston Cemetery with Hoppy McGilvery officiating. Honorary Pallbearers will be Brian Satagaj, Craig Milner, Grady Foree, Mackie Robinson, Mike Jennings, Brent Magness, Thorton Zimmerian, Tommy Bonner and Mark DeFrance.

An online guest book is available at

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.