Ms. Joyce Mae Miller, age 88, of Niley Cook Road, Blowing Rock, died Monday morning, September 27th, 2021, in her home surrounded by family. Born March 30, 1933 in Zionville, NC, she was the only daughter of the late Marvin and Ollie Norris, Ms. Miller worked in the commercial industry and was a proud member of her union since the age of 16. She and her late husband, Raymond Olen Miller, raised their family in Cleveland, Ohio for 38 years. In addition to enriching the lives of her family with her fierce love and endless grace, she was an avid gardener, talented seamstress, and her pies were famous among those lucky enough to try them.
She is survived by one son; Timothy R. Miller, of Boone, one daughter; Amy C. Miller and husband, Dave, two grandsons; Justin D. Miller of Boone, and Cory Miller, of Willowick, OH, three granddaughters; Cortney M. Miller of Boone, Sally Miller Hicks and husband Garrett of Vilas, and Nicolette Miller of Willowick, OH, four great-grandsons; Gunnar L. Hicks, Raylan J. Hicks, Archer D. Hicks, & Creston G. Hicks of Vilas, one brother; Elmer S. Norris of Zionville, a sister-in-law; Joene Wilson and husband Robert of Spencer, TN, her lifelong best friend; Charlotte Nichols of Kernersville, and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. In addition to her parents and spouse, she was preceded in death by a daughter; Sharon Damiris Miller, and a son; Barry L. Miller.
In keeping with her wishes, there will be no services. In lieu of flowers, a memorial can be made in her honor to either Amorem Hospice at AMOREMSUPPORT.ORG 844-4AMOREM (844-426-6736), or RFDTV (Rural Media Group and Christian Programming) firstname.lastname@example.org
Online condolences may be shared with the Miller family at the website www.austin&barnesfuneralhome.com.
Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Miller family.