J.D. Miles, 62, of Lake City died Wednesday, June 18, 2003, at St. Bernard's Medical Center. Born in Alabama, he was a resident of Poinsett County for more than 30 years. He was a farm worker and a member of Red Oak Baptist Church in Lepanto.
Survivors include his wife, Glenda Miles, of Lake City; five sons, Shawn Miles of Osceola, Jay Dee Miles of Eupora, Miss., and Joshua Miles, Willard Miles and Larry Miles, all of Lepanto; three daughters, Betty Sue Wright of Lake City, Brenda Manning of Eupora and Sarah Thacker of Lepanto; three sisters, Helen King of West Memphis, Olar Faye Mattingly of Jacksonville and Mary Anne Miles of Bear Creek, Ala.; six brothers, Millard Miles of Lepanto, Joseph Miles and James Miles, both of Marked Tree, and Hollis Miles, Oscar Miles and Howard Miles, all of Haleyville, Ala.; and eight grandchildren.
The funeral was held at 4 p.m. Saturday at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel in Osceola with Larry Deaton officiating. Burial was in Garden Point Cemetery at Etowah.