Dea Miller went to be with the Lord on Jan 4, 2020. She is preceded in death by her husband, Cecil George Miller; her parents, Sam J. and Lily (Boothe) Lewis; sisters, Nancy Sutcliffe, Margie "Baby" Henderson and brother, Sam J. Lewis, Jr. She is survived by her daughters; Elizabeth Cecile Graham and Barbara Ann Winkler; sisters, Audrey Wilkerson; grandsons, Cecil J. Glover and Donovan L. Armstrong; many great-grandchildren, one great-great granddaughter, numerous nieces and nephews.
Dea was born in Citronelle, AL and graduated from Citronelle High School in 1946. She married Cecil Miller in 1948. She worked several years at Vanity Fair, and later worked in ceramic manufacturing. She was a very active member of Baumhauer Road Baptist Church for over 50 years. She also enjoyed gardening, canning, reading, embroidery and cooking good southern food.
The family would like to express their special thanks to Jennifer Foster for her loving care over the past three years. Thanks also to Saads Hospice nurses, John Allen and Sarah Hemphill for their caring attention to our mother.
Visitation will be held at Radney Funeral Home-Mobile on Friday, January 10, 2020 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home chapel on Saturday, January 11, 2020 beginning at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow in Mobile Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers the family request memorial donations be made to Mercy Ministries, 2028 Gay Avenue, Whistler, AL 36612 or Gideon International, 11480 Kali Oka Rd., Eight Mile, AL 36613.
A chapel service will be held at 10am on Saturday, 01/11/2020 from Funeral Home, followed by a committal service at the grave site.