Ruby Lee Miller

Ruby Lee Miller, 79, of Orange, passed away Friday, Sept. 7, at Dubuis Hospital in Port Arthur. Born on Feb. 11, 1933 in Edgerly, LA., to her parents Willis DeVille and Lillian (Bertrand) DeVille. She lived in Orange for the past six years, and had previously lived in Carlyss, LA. Ruby worked as a brazer for Frigiking in Dallas; she was also a homemaker and she was of the Jehovah’s Witness faith. Ruby will be remembered by her family as a road warrior who enjoyed gong to visit people, she enjoyed spending time with her sisters and the rest of her family. She also enjoyed fishing, her dogs, feeding the catfish that she and her husband raised, and she was a great cook. Her son David and his friends remember her gumbo, her spaghetti and her unique way of making salads in which she would combine things that would always turn out well. Ruby will be missed by many and will be thought of as one who helped others.

Ruby is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, David Lee Miller; her sisters; Virginia Guidry and JoAnn Mier and her brothers, Wilson DeVille, Elby DeVillle and Huby “Tar Baby” DeVille.

Those who will most cherish her memory are her son, David Earl Miller and wife, Mary of Orange; her sisters, Ida Parish of Vinton, Lou Benoit of Sulphur, and Jean Wilson and husband, Harry of Florida; her brother, Elton DeVille and wife, Norma of Denver, CO; her grandson, Alex Miller and wife, Nicole of McKinney; her great grandchildren, Savannah Rose Miller and Nathan Alexander Miller. Ruby is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.

Services to remember Ruby’s life will be at 1:00 P.M. Monday, Sept. 10, in the Chapel of Dorman Funeral Home in Orange with Mr. Thomas Dixon, officiating. Rite of Committal and Interment will follow in the Big Woods Cemetery in Edgerly, where she will be laid to rest next to her husband.

A gathering of Ruby’s family and friends will be from 10:00 A.M. until service time on Monday at the funeral home.

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