Mary Alice Miles

Mary Alice Miles, 80, of 2140 Cedar St., died at 8:58 p.m. Monday (June 16, 2014) in Blessing Hospital.

She was born on Aug. 4, 1933, in Quincy, a daughter of Ralph and Alice Grace Price Willer. She married Carrol E. Miles on May 3, 1952, in St. Francis Catholic Church. He preceded her in death on June 25, 2002.

Mary Alice attended St. Francis Grade School and was a graduate of Notre Dame High School.

She was a devout Catholic and lifelong member of St. Francis Catholic Church.

Mary Alice enjoyed making a home for her family, growing flowers and smelling the roses. She was an avid fan of the University of Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the Chicago Cubs.

She is survived by five sons, Robert Miles and his wife, Judy, of Fowler, Randy Miles and his wife, Jean, of LaGrange, Mo., Rodney Miles, Rick Miles and his wife, Linda, and Jeff Miles and his wife, Vickie, all of Quincy; siblings, Pat Graves, Theodore Willer and his wife, Pat, and Charlotte Siebers and her husband, Robert, all of Quincy; grandchildren, Andrea, Robby, John Carl, Zachary, Brandon, Dominic, Chase, Jennifer and Jeff Jr. Many great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews also survive.

In addition to her husband, Carrol, and her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers, Elwood "Woody" Willer and Ralph Willer Jr.; and a sister, Marcia Buckner.

SERVICES: 9:30 a.m. Thursday, June 19, in the Duker and Haugh Funeral Home with a Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. in St. Francis Solanus Catholic Church. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery.

VISITATION: 4-7 p.m. today in the funeral home, with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m.

MEMORIALS: Good Samaritan Home Activities Fund.

ARRANGEMENTS: Duker and Haugh Funeral Home.


Funeral Home

Duker & Haugh Funeral Home
823 Broadway Quincy, IL 62301
(217) 222-1011

Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from June 18 to June 20, 2014