Updated Copy. Please run as written by family. Obituary M. M. Buster Miles, Jr. peacefully entered into his eternal resting place on December 7, 2014 with his four children by his side. To celebrate his life of 90 years, a memorial service will be held on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at Dryden’s Funeral home, in Heflin, Al. Visitation will be held from 9am until 12 pm with a funeral service immediately following the visitation at the funeral home. Buster is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Alice Bennett Miles, brother Frank Miles, son Matt Miles [Pam], daughter Ellen Martin [Paul], son Marc Miles [Linda], and daughter Hope Downey [Michael] as well as thirteen beautiful grandchildren. Buster was born in Boaz, Al. on February 7, 1924, to the late Mimeger Mathis Miles and Mattie Dolly Fowler Miles. Buster lived most of his youth in Glenco, Al until being drafted into the US Army in 1942. Buster served in the US Army and fought in WWII until his honorable discharge in 1946. After his return to the states, Buster and his brother, John Miles, opened Buster Miles Used Cars in Anniston, AL. In 1952, Buster opened Buster Miles Chevrolet & Oldsmobile in Heflin, AL. The family business has grown and thrived over the years to include Buster Miles Ford. Buster’s positive attitude, his loyalty, honesty, and service to the community were just a few of the attributes that made his business successful. He had a love of all area sports including Auburn football. He founded the AU Car dealer program in 1960, was a member of the Heflin Baptist Church, The Lions Club, Boy Scouts of America, Alabama Automobile Dealers Association, Calhoun Chamber of Commerce and served on numerous boards. Buster will be remembered for his gregarious and outgoing personality, his generosity, and his love of family and country In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Heflin Baptist Church or the church/charity of your choice.
Joyce H. Miles, age 65 of Fackler, passed away on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at her residence. Funeral Services will be held Friday, November 21, 2014 at 2:00pm at the Scottsboro Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Kenneth Higgins and Brother Dennis Whitten officiating. Burial will follow in Pinehaven Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Miles is survived by her husband – Jimmy W. Miles of Fackler; sons – Delbert (Haley) Miles of Grant, Joshua (Jennifer) Miles and Jacob Miles all of Hollywood; five grandchildren – Trey, Lathan, Haylen, Theron and Jack; sister – Jean (Ben) Gerber of Florida; mother in law – Betty Miles; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents – Thomas & Martha Henderson; brother – Thomas (Tommy) Henderson; sister – Louise Brown; father in law – Franklin E. Miles. She was a retired school teacher who always loved her students and always loved her family. She was a member of the Fairfield Baptist Church. The family will receive friends on Thursday, November 20, 2014 from 5:00pm-9:00pm at the Scottsboro Funeral Home.
(LaGRANGE, Ga.) Edna Ida Miles, 86, of LaGrange, Ga., died Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, at Hospice LaGrange.
Erline Baines Miles Erline Baines Miles age 83 of Eutae died August 14, 2014 at Greene County Hospital. Graveside Services will be held on Sunday August 17, 2014 at 2:00pm at Mesopotamia Cemetery in Eutaw with Rev. Deborah Born officiating and Magnolia Chapel Funeral Home South directing.