Carla Miller, 69, of Lee’s Summit, MO passed away Wednesday, September 9, 2020, at the Kansas City Hospice House following a courageous battle with esophageal cancer. She was born May 31, 1951 in Kansas City, MO to Carl and Joann Doss.
Carla graduated from Ruskin High School and later from St. Luke’s School of Nursing in 1983. She worked as a registered nurse for 39 years, and had rewarding 30 year career with Menorah Medical Center. She had a great love for her Lord and her family. She was a long-time member of Journey Church International and volunteered in several capacities and enjoyed spending time with her church family. She enjoyed traveling with church mission trips, including trips to Israel and Guatemala. Family was very important to her. She enjoyed traveling, spending time with her children, grandchildren, and her sister. Carla had a zest for life and a love for people. She will truly be missed.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Thomas K. Miller, brother Jim Doss and grandson Alex Huber. Survived by her children Shelly Chandler, Scott Herbst, Timothy Miller and wife, Mary and Michael Miller and wife, Denita; a sister, Janie Davis; and grandchildren: Kensie Himmelwright, Brenden Chandler, Kaylie Chandler, Tommy Miller, Josh Miller, Lindsey Miller, Daniel Guier and wife, Lisa; and Ashley Grabill and husband, Ryan; four great grandchildren.
A Memorial Service celebrating Carla’s life will be held 3:30 p.m. Sunday, September 13, 2020 at Journey Church International, 1601 SW MO- 150 Lee’s Summit, MO. Private urn placement will take place next to her husband and grandson at the East Slope Cemetery in Riverside, MO. Memorial Contributions are suggested to Journey Church International. The Meyers Northland Chapel in Parkville is assisting the family with their arrangements. Memories of Carla and condolences may be shared with the family at Meyersfuneralchapel.com.