Doris Elizabeth Miller, 96, of Mt. Jackson, died Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at Life Care Center of New Market.
Mrs. Miller was born February 14, 1919 in Duffields, West Virginia, daughter of the late Dr. John Calvin Siler and Olive Nelson Siler.
Mrs. Miller was a graduate of Mary Baldwin College in Staunton, majoring in sociology and education. She was a school teacher for 36 years in Mt. Jackson and Edinburg prior to her retirement.
She was a member of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church in Mt. Jackson and the Retired Teachers Association.
Mrs. Miller was preceded in death by her husband, James Raphael Miller, Sr. November 15, 2007, whom she married July 10,1943.
She is survived by a daughter, Patty Sue Miller of Lynchburg; a son, James R. Miller, Jr. and his wife Anita of Mt. Jackson; three grandchildren; and five great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Friday at 2 p.m. at the Dellinger Funeral Home in Mt. Jackson with Rev Matthew A. Diehl and Rev. Hardy Lutz officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Jackson Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Henry Craig, Rusty Davis, Joel Miller, Houston Toman, Wayne Shaffer and James R. Miller, Jr.
The family will receive friends Thursday from 7 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 484, Mt. Jackson, Va 22842 or Mt. Jackson Rescue and Fire Department, P.O. Box 251, Mt. Jackson, VA 22842.