Alice W. Miles

On Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, surrounded by her family, Alice Wimberly Miles, 66, of Powhatan, went home to her Lord.

She was the daughter of Thelma Staton Stanley and the late Joe Carl Wimberly.

She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Calvin L. "Lucky" Miles Jr.; two daughters, Melissa Christy (Todd) and Deborah Mills (Billy); three sisters, Dorothy "Dot" Anderson (Bud), Robin Carroll (Lou) and Kathy Grizzard (Rob); two grandsons, Canaan and Cody; two sisters-in-law, Bonnie Miles and Sherrie Francisco; three nieces and three nephews.

She was an employee of Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Virginia. She was a devoted mother and grandmother. A Homecoming Celebration will be held at Western Heights Baptist Church in Petersburg on Monday, Jan. 21, at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be sent to the Pancreatic Cancer Network, the , or the .

Published in The Progress-Index on Jan. 20, 2013