Mr. James Miles, Sr.

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The funeral service for Mr. James Miles, Sr. of Americus, GA will be held on Monday, June 3, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. at the Friendship Baptist Church on Cotton Ave. in Americus, GA. Burial will follow at Staley Memorial Gardens. 

James Miles Sr. was born on October 29, 1932 in Webster County Georgia to the parentage of the late Mr. Charlie Will Miles and Mrs. Bessie Hawkins Miles. At an early age he went to live with his grandparents, the late Mr. Sie Hawkins and Mrs. Bertha Potter Hawkins. On August 16, 1951 he was united in holy matrimony to the late Mrs. Virginia Melvin Miles and to the union five children were born. He also married Mrs. Betty Hose Miles, who also preceded him in death. He was a very hard working man throughout his life and owned several businesses during his younger years such as Miles One Stop Service Station, The Ponderosa Drive Inn, and The Astra Club. James also retired from Textron after many years of faithful service. He was also a faithful member of Eastview Dr. Church of Christ until his health failed and, he was unable to attend. He was preceded in death by his daughter Ms. Lucretia Miles and his brother Mr. Willie Miles.

He was survived by two daughters Addie Lamar of Americus GA and Kate Lyles of Albany GA; four sons: James Miles Jr. (Norwana) and Milton Miles of Americus GA, Thomas Jefferson Miles of Albany GA and Magulel Washington of California; a devoted step daughter Christine McClain and a devoted family friend Ellen Miles. He also leaves thirty-two grandchildren, fifty-seven great grandchildren, eleven great-great grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.


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Dea. Bobby L. Fuse, Jr. United States
5/30/2019 7:43:48 PM #

With my condolence to the family and with great appreciation for Mr. Miles' cutting edge contributions to Sumter County and to me.


Seneca Watts United States
5/31/2019 9:15:39 AM #

To the Miles family please accept my condolences for your loss. Losing a love one is never easy. In the Bible it speaks of death as being an enemy and how God will do away with it forever. 1Corinthians 15:26


Louise Wilkerson United States
6/1/2019 5:09:07 AM #

I would like to send my condolences to the family of Mr Miles.I know losing a love one in death is very sad but we can all look forward to the time when the almighty God do away with all things that causes pain and suffering even death. I am so sorry for your loss


The Coley Family United States
6/3/2019 6:07:59 PM #

Many prayers are sent to the Miles Family for strength to endure the pain of losing a loved one in death. We have known James Miles for many years and so sorry to hear he's no longer with us. May the Almighty God grant the family peace and comfort.


O C United States
6/12/2019 8:38:44 PM #

My condolences to the family and friends on your loss of your loved one.
May you find hope in seeing your loved one again by means of Jehovah God's future promise that, "There is going to be a resurrection" Acts 24:15


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