Effingham Daily News
---- — Juanita Miller, 76, of Flora, formerly of Clay City, died at 8:50 a.m. Saturday, March 23, 2013, at Flora Rehab & Health Care Center.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Clay City Christian Church, Clay City, with Ed Nichols, Tim Doggett, Larry Doggett, Ron Payne and Darrel Brandon officiating. Burial will be in Clay City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the church and from 9 to 10 a.m. at the church. Memorials may be made to Clay City Christian Church and Oil Belt Christian Service Camp for its building fund. Online condolences may be left at www.jwnealfuneralhome.net. Neal Funeral Home, Louisville, is in charge of arrangements.
Juanita was born Nov. 18, 1936, in Fairfax, Okla., the daughter of Dennis T. and Edna Pearl (Doggett) Miller. She was an RN for 20 years as head of pediatrics at Richland Memorial Hospital, Olney.
She was also a medical missionary for African Christian Missions for 25 years in Zaire and Mozambique, Africa. She was a member of Clay City Christian Church.
She is survived by her sister, Betty Duff of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; brother-in-law, Gary Clark of Clay City; sisters-in-law, Nancy Miller of Clay City and Ilah Miller of Shelbyville, Tenn.; nieces and nephews, Ron (Shirley) Payne of Ingraham, Brad (Mandy) Clark of Louisville, Wes (Cheryl) Miller of Flora, Steve (Marcia) Miller of Flora, Mary K. (Terry) Davis of Lincoln, Jack (Pam) Clark of Strasburg, Tamara Jeans of Tennessee, Marci (Brian) Gilchrist of Ann Arbor, Mich., Vicki (Scott) Guller of San Antonio, David T. (Ann) Miller of Pennsylvania, Denise (Marty) Schlachi of Seattle and Sandi (Ric) Morris of Shelbyville, Tenn.; and several great-nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Everett Miller and Donald T. Miller; sisters, Cleta Mae Payne and Edna Sue Clark; brothers-in-law, Robert E. Duff and Glenn Payne; and three nieces and nephews, Bobby Duff, Jeff Duff and Debbie Duff.
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