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State funeral planned at Georgia Capitol for Zell Miller

State funeral planned at Georgia Capitol for Zell Miller”

He served his terms as Georgia governor from 1991 until 1999 and was appointed to the Senate in 2000.

On Monday, a public memorial service will take place at 10 am on the campus of Young Harris College; Miller graduated from the college in 1951 before enlisting in the Marines.

Besides eulogies from three presidents, the church service is replete with hymns from Miller's Methodist faith and a eulogy from one of his grandsons, Bryan Miller.

Miller died Friday at his home in Young Harris at the age of 86.

A state funeral is planned Wednesday at the Georgia Capitol for Zell Miller, a former US senator and two-term Georgia governor. Speakers at the service are to include Miller's former campaign consultant Paul Begala and former chief of staff Steve Wrigley.

The service will be held at Georgia's Capitol rotunda where his body has been lying in state since Tuesday's celebration of life ceremony in Buckhead.



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