OBITUARY: Joyce Charlene Miller O’Neal


Joyce Charlene Miller O’Neal of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee passed away on Saturday, July 30, 2022, she was 81 years old.

Joyce was born in Detroit, MI and was the daughter of the late, Paul Herman Miller and Melba J. Vaughn Miller.

She was a member of The Glade Church. Joyce was an avid reader and sports fan. She enjoyed SEC football, the Braves, UT and the Titans.

Joyce was also preceded in death by her husband, Vernon L. O’Neal, Sr.; twin sister, Judy Mendez and brother, Gene Parrish.

She is survived by:
Children – Vernon “Butch” (Sonya) O’Neal, Jr. Bobby (Sandy) O’Neal, Bridget (Joe) Scott and Bethany (Bobby) Collins
Sisters – Norma (Gary) Carter and Marilyn (Dale) Treve
Grandchildren – Brandi Dickson, Trey O’Neal, Josh O’Neal, Bobby O’Neal, Laura Smith, Ryan Scott, Shelby Scott, Katie Weeks, Allison Johnson, Nicholas Johnson and Gracie Johnson
Great-grandchildren – Leo, Kayley, Jax, Jase, Skylar, Taryn, Kasen, Sutton, Granger and A.J., expected to be born in September 2022

Funeral services will be conducted at 12 noon, Wednesday, August 3, 2022 at The Glade Church, 9000 Stewarts Ferry Pike, Mt. Juliet, TN with Rev. Bruce Grubbs officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens. Active pallbearers will be Trey O’Neal, Josh O’Neal, Bobby O’Neal, Ryan Scott, Nicholas Johnson and Leo O’Neal. Robby Dollard will serve as an honorary pallbearer.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

Visitation will be at the church Tuesday 1-7 p.m. and Wednesday from 10 a.m. – 12 noon.

Arrangements by Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615) 773-2663.


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