On Monday, November 7, 2011 our precious Joyce Miller lost her courageous battle with cancer while surrounded by her family at home.
Joyce was born January 3, in Enterprise, AL. Joyce and her family operated The Italian Villa Restaurant for over 25 years. She then became a licensed counselor for crime victims\' families, where she worked tirelessly to help victims cope with crisis for the last 13 years. In 2003, Joyce received the National Crime Victim\'s Service Award.
Funeral services will be held at 2 pm Thursday, November 10, 2011 in the Sunset Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. John D. Reese officiating. Entombment will follow in Sunset Memorial Park. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1-2 pm on Thursday at Sunset Funeral Home.
Survivors include her loving husband Dan Miller of Dothan; her 3 daughters, Debby (Glenn) Tuck, Dana (Mark) Weed, and Shelly (Chuck) Linderman, all of Dothan; her 4 grandchildren, Ashley (Mike) Thomas, Brandon (Lynn) Weed, Matlei (Tripp) Phares, and Jordan Nottingham; her great-grandchildren, Skylar Thomas and Trenton Weed; her sisters, Jean Devine, Mildred Allen, and Ann Lewellyn. Joyce was preceded in death by her mother Myrtle Price of Enterprise.
Joyce\'s family would like to express a special place in their family for the loving medical staff that gave her comfort and added to her life; Dr. Scott McAllister and his caring nurses, Dr. Hejal Patel, and especially Dr. Paola Reese Bass. She will be tremendously missed for the unconditional love and comfort she gave and the phenomenal example she was.