Deacon Raymond Miles
Sgt. Raymond Miles, age 56, passed away Saturday, July 6, 2013 after a long illness.
Funeral service 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at Boiling Spring Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will be in Foset Hill Cemetery, Memphis, TN. Visitation Tuesday, July 9, 2013 from 12 Noon - 8 p.m., with the family present 6 p.m. - 8 p.m., at Foston Funeral Home.
He was born October 24, 1956 to the late Robert L. and Pearlie Ann Miles, Sr. in Memphis, TN. He accepted Christ at an early age at Eastern Star Baptist in Memphis, TN, where he served as a choir member and other activties.
He was a 1974 graduate of Central High School and retired from the U.S. Army after 21 years of service. He was a member of Boiling Spring Missionary Baptist Church where he was the Treasurer, and was a faithful member of Cumberland River South Kentucky Middle Tennessee Baptist District Association Brotherhood and a lifelong member of NAACP.
He leaves to cherish his memory, brothers, Robert L. (Darlene) Miles, Jr. and Richard Miles; sisters, Mary Miles, Pearlie Miles and Patricia Harris; loving niece, Teresa Miles Vaulex and Marchesa Miles; devoted friend, Birdie Robinson; godsons, Montel Lavelant and Kori Burton, and a host of family an friends.
Foston Funeral Home, (931) 647-5451.
Published in The Leaf Chronicle on July 9, 2013