Sunday, September 2, 2012

Udell Sylvester Miles

Services for Udell Sylvester Miles will be held Tuesday, September 4, 2012 at 11 a.m. from the chapel of Porter Funeral Home in Louisville, MS with Rev. Rob Faulk officiating. Burial will follow in Vernon Assembly of God Cemetery with military honors with Porter Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Mr. Miles, 85, of Kosciusko, MS, died Saturday, September 1, 2012 at Montfort Jones Memorial Hospital in Kosciusko. He was a native of Winston County, a longtime resident of Canton, MS and had been a resident of Mississippi State Veterans Home in Kosciusko for the past two and one-half years. He was retired from Madison Furniture where he worked as a lathe operator. Mr. Miles was a member of Chester Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and the U.S. Navy.
Survivors include his daughters, Sharon Pearson of Canton and Sandra Phelps of Ackerman; son, Tony Miles of California; 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grand children; sisters, Ryedonia Miles of Brandon and Viola McAdory of Noxapater; brother, Ira Miles of Florence.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Audra Miles; children, Jimmy Miles, Roy Miles and Kathy Thompson; sister, Izora McAdory. Visitation will be held Monday, September 3, 2012, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Porter Funeral Home.