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Dorothy Wilson Miles
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Birth: Dec. 19, 1926
Vicksburg
Warren County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Jul. 1, 2016
Dyersburg
Dyer County
Tennessee, USA

Curry Funeral Home Obituary
Dyersburg, TN
July 2, 2016

Dorothy Wilson Miles, 89, of Dyersburg, died Friday, July 1, 2016 at the Highlands of Dyersburg.

Born December 19, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Travis James Wilson and Bess Reeves Wilson.

She was a member of the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Dyersburg, a Pink Lady at the Regional Hospital, and a charter member of the Dyer County Relay for Life.

Mrs. Miles was valedictorian of Dyersburg High School Class of 1944 and graduated from Southwestern College (Rhodes College) with a Bachelor of Arts degree with distinction in Spanish. She was inducted into the Dyersburg High School Hall of Fame. She taught Spanish for over 30 years and was affectionately known as “Senora”.

Graveside services will be conducted by Dr. Larry A. Blakeburn at 2:00 pm Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at Fairview Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 2280 Parr Avenue, Dyersburg, TN.

She is survived by her sons Coleman Miles Jr. and wife Cam, and Travis Miles and wife Kristy; a daughter, Matilda Frame and husband Steve. She is also survived by five grandchildren: Camille Rosier and husband Mark, Lara Newell and husband Trey, Wilson C. Miles III and wife Leigh Anne, John Frame, and Ashley Miles; and three great-grandchildren: Abigail Miles, Annabelle Miles, and Wilson C. Miles IV.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 39 years, Coleman Miles Sr.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the First Cumberland Church Benevolent Fund, 2280 Parr Avenue, Dyersburg or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma, City, OK 73123.

Arrangements entrusted to Curry Funeral Home, 1984 St. John Avenue, Dyersburg, TN 38024. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.curryfuneral.com.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Travis James Wilson (1898 - 1988)
  Bess Reeves Wilson (1896 - 1986)
 
 Spouse:
  Wilson Coleman Miles (1924 - 1990)
 
Burial:
Fairview Cemetery
Dyersburg
Dyer County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Section 68
 
Created by: D & J Cloninger
Record added: Aug 25, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41121935
 

May you rest in peace
- D & J Cloninger
 Added: Jul. 2, 2016
 
 
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