Miles Hervie Milford

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Miles Hervie Milford

  • Birth 17 Aug 1848 Chambers County, Alabama, USA
  • Death 5 Dec 1914 Chambers County, Alabama, USA
  • Burial Chambers County, Alabama, USA
  • Memorial ID 14616283

Husband of Susan Victoria Williams.
December 9, 1914 issue of The LaFayette Sun
Death of Mr. Miles Millford (sic, Milford)
At his home near Center on last Friday there passed away the soul of Mr. Miles Millford into realms of rest. The funeral was had at Center Church on Saturday, the services being conducted by Rev. A. C. Yeargan. A large congregation of friends of the deceased attended the funeral. Mr. Millford was 66 years of age and one of Chambers most highly esteemed citizens. He left a wife and six children. The Sun extends condolence to the bereaved.

February 10, 1915 issue of The LaFayette Sun
In Loving Memory.
On Dec. 4th the death angel entered the home and bore away the spirit of Mr. Miles Milford. He had been a great sufferer many months before his death. He bore his sufferings not as a heavy yoke but rather as a triumph of the spirit over the flesh. He was born Aug. 17, 1848, joined the church at Rock Spring, when he was seventeen years old and ordained as Deacon in 1872.
Resolved, That the sudden removal of such a life from among our midst leaves a vacancy and a dark shadow that will be deeply realized by all the members and friends of this church, will prove a serious loss to the community and also the public.
Resolved, That with deep sympathy with the bereaved family, we express our hope that even so great a loss to us all may be overruled for good by Him who doeth all things well.
Patient sufferer, thy works are all done, the battle fought, the victory won, and now he is at rest, sweet rest.
Resolved, That in testimony of our respect to his memory, a copy of these resolutions be furnished the family and the LaFayette Sun for publication.
Respectfully,
Mrs. Maggie Lovelace
Mrs. Gladys Sanders
Mr. Jim Sanders, Committee



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  • Maintained by: Glenda B.
  • Originally Created by: Buddy
  • Added: 15 Jun 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14616283
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Miles Hervie Milford (17 Aug 1848–5 Dec 1914), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14616283, citing Center Baptist Church Cemetery, Chambers County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by Glenda B. (contributor 47182102) .