Thursday, January 30, 2014

Jessie L. Miles

Jessie Ludean Miles, 90, of Noxapater, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, January 30, 2014, at the Winston Medical Center Nursing Home in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral services will be held in the Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 1, 2014, with Rev. Greg Thomas officiating. Visitation will be the day of the service from 12:00 p.m. until service time at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Union Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mrs. Miles was born on October 21, 1923, to Ura Mae Hancock Holton and Robert Henry Holton. She was a member of Union Ridge Baptist Church and she was a homemaker.

Survivors are her daughters, Shirley Swindle and husband, Wayne, of Noxapater; and Linda Faye York and husband, Greg, of Meridian, Mississippi. Mrs. Miles is also surrvived by her sister, Irene Matson; a sister-in-law, Lee Holton; and a brother-in-law, Roy Shepperd all of Noxapater. She has four grandchildren: Jay Swindle and wife, Lori; Wade Swindle and wife, Brandi; Paige Swindle, and Wayne Gregg and wife, Lisa; and four great-grandchildren, Josh Swindle; Jason Swindle; Kellie Swindle Clardy and husband, Brandon; and Austin Swindle; as well as a host of nieces and nephews. Mrs. Miles was preceded in death by her husband, Ester Miles; her parents; three sisters, Ollie Mae Reaves, Hazel Wylie, and Doris Shepperd; and three brothers, Dot, James, and Junior Holton .

Serving as pallbearers will be Jay Swindle, Wade Swindle, Josh Swindle, Jason Swindle, Wayne Gregg, and Scott Shepperd.

Services are under the direction of Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by signing the guest register at