Veronica Miles

Veronica Estelle Adams Jarrette Miles

Memorial services for Veronica Miles "Ramsey", 86, of Monroe, LA will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012 in the Chapel of Christus St. Joseph's Sterlington Rd. Monroe, LA. with Rev. William Smith officiating.

Mrs. Miles passed away on November 13, 2012. She was born on July 4, 1926 in Gloucester, England, the Village of Cinderford.

Mrs. Miles was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest Adams & Doris Adams; sister, Marjorie Christy; brothers, Clive Adams & Glen Adams.

Survivors include her sisters, Audrey Townsend of Gloucester, England and Wendy Bell of Manchester, England; son, Gerald L. Jarrette & wife Eileen of West Monroe, La; daughter, Lesley A. Miles Jacques & husband Colin of Dorset, England; granddaughter, Karen Brownell & husband Chris and Brittany Bird & husband Rob; great-grandchildren, Averi Brownell, Dean Brownell & Fox Bird.

In England, during WWII, Veronica met and married PFC Charles L. Jarrette of Baskin, La who was KIA. Later she married Torry L. Miles of Bristol, England and made their home in Monroe, La. where she remained after his death.

The family wishes to express their gratitude to the staff at St. Joseph's Assisted Living, especially Sister Elizabeth Cahill, Michelle Musgrove, Brandon Brantley and all the resident associates.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

Griffin Funeral Home

West Monroe, La

Published in The News Star on Dec. 11, 2012