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Merle MILES Obituary
MILES, Merle Yvonne Merle Yvonne Miles was born in Austin on July 1, 1936 and passed away on Friday November 24, 2017. Merle was one of two children born to the late John and Gladys Katherine Brewer Miles. Merle was a graduate of the old Anderson High School and a member of St. James Episcopal Church. Over the years she lived in Houston, TX, Washington DC, and Nashville, TN. In 1973 Merle returned to Austin. She was a faculty member at Huston-Tillotson University from 1973 until her retirement in 2000. Merle earned her doctoral degree in Sociology from the University of TX. She had a keen interest in human behavior. She was a college professor and a humanitarian. Memorial services will be held at 12PM on Friday, December 8, 2017 at King Tears Mortuary, 1300 East 12th Street, Austin, TX 78702.
Published in Austin American-Statesman on Dec. 7, 2017
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