Joyce Leger Miller

IOTA - A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, July 17, 2010 at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Iota for Joyce Leger Miller, 82, who died Tuesday, July 13, 2010 at 11:55 p.m. at Camelot Place in Crowley.

Mrs. Miller was a lifelong resident of Iota and a graduate of Iota High School, Class of 1946. Ms. Joyce was employed by the Acadia Parish School Board as the lady custodian at Iota High School, retiring in 1997. Her family will truly miss her passion for cooking and baking for the holiday gatherings, especially big boiled hams, homemade brownies, and bread pudding. Not to mention her many jars of bread and butter pickles. She was a lifelong member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and a member of St. Joseph Ladies Altar Society.

Fr. Mikel Polson, Pastor of St. Joseph Catholic Church, will officiate for the services. The family requests visiting hours Friday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to service time. A Rosary will be recited Friday at 6 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery.

Mrs. Miller is survived by her husband Ulysse “U.L.” Leo Miller of Iota; three sons, Kenneth Leo Miller and his wife Peggy of Iota, Billy Patrick Miller and his wife Ann of Lafayette, Geary Dovic Miller and his wife Redell of Scott; one son-in-law, Martin Seaux of Mire; one sister, Marie Leger Ledoux of Iota; eight grandchildren, Patrick Seaux of Scott, Tira Miller of Lafayette, Jeremy Seaux of Mire, Kenny Miller of Iota, Tommy (T.J.) Miller of Scott, Kirt Miller of Jennings, Joyce Miller of Lafayette, Tammy Miller of Scott; and eleven great-grandchildren, Felicia Renee Seaux, Donavaughn Miller, Kirt Miller, Jr., Alexis Seaux, Zackary Miller, Lucas Seaux, Kyle Miller, Sara Miller, Haylee Miller, Dustin Castille and Dakota Castille.

Mrs. Miller was preceded in death by her daughter, Cheryl Elaine Miller Seaux; her parents, Edovice and Lellia Hebert Leger; and one brother, Joseph Geary Leger.

Pallbearers will be Martin Seaux, Patrick Seaux, Jeremy Seaux, Kenneth Miller, Kenny Miller and Kirt Miller. Honorary pallbearers will be Tommy (T.J.) Miller, Keith Ledoux and Mark Ledoux.

Words of comfort may be sent to the family at www.geesey-ferguson.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home, 509 Duson Ave, Iota, 337-779-2669.

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