ELON - Mrs. Martha Miles Gant, 89, of 106 Neal St., died on Aug. 17, 2013, at Alamance Health Care.
She was the wife of the late Mr. Herman James Gant and daughter of Mr. John Henry Miles and Mrs. Callie Bell Burton Miles, both deceased.
She is survived by a son, Floyd R. Gant (Georgia) of Greensboro; daughters, Marcella G. Jones and Lillian G. Farrish, both of Elon; 19 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by four of her children, James O. Gant, Herman E. Gant, Ester R. Jones and Gracie G. Thomas; and all of her siblings.
Public viewing will be Wednesday from 1 to 9 p.m. at Sharpe Funeral Home. Visitation will be Wednesday, Aug. 21 from 6 to 7 p.m. at Sharpe Funeral Home and at other times at the home.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22 at New Covenant Holy Church by Bishop Harry L. Cohen. The body will lie in state from noon to 1 p.m. at the church on Thursday. Burial will be in Alamance Memorial Park.
The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell and Alamance HealthCare Nursing Facility.
Email condolences may be sent to sharpefuneralhome.com
Support and services are provided by Sharpe Funeral Home Inc.