Joe Dean Wiles, 70, of Bay died Thursday evening, Jan. 24, 2002, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was a retired construction worker, of the Baptist faith, and had lived in Bay one year, formerly of Phoenix, City, Ala., and Monette.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy Oscar and Madge Wiles.
Survivors include two sisters, Peggy Grimes of Lake City and Patsy McMasters of Bay, several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service was held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Monette Cemetery with Rev. Jimmy McMasters officiating. Burial was in Monette Cemetery under the direction of Gregg Funeral Home of Monette.