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 Claude Reece “Shorty” Miles

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Claude Reece “Shorty” Miles

Birth
Fort Klamath, Klamath County, Oregon, USA
Death
22 Oct 1968 (aged 81)
Medford, Jackson County, Oregon, USA
Burial
Medford, Jackson County, Oregon, USA
Memorial ID
43746028 View Source

[OBIT]
Funeral services for Claude R. (Shorty) Miles, 81, of 304 Portland Ave., who died Tuesday will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Perl Funeral Home. Fred N. Pearce of Central Point Jehovah's Witnesses will officiate. Interment will be in Siskiyou Memorial Park.
Mr. Miles was born on July 25, 1887, in Fort Klamath,Ore. He has lived in Medford since 1890. For most of his life he was a car dealer. For several years he owned and operated Miles Motors. He retired in 1952.
On April 13,1940, in Virginia City,Nev., he was married to Vada Swinney, who survives. Additional survivors include three sons, James R. Miles, Long Beach,Calif.; Dan J. Miles, Klamath Falls, and Mike E. Miles, Medford; one half-sister, Mrs. Doris Griffin, Montague,Calif.; one half-brother, Emmet Miles, Willits, Calif.; and six grandchildren.
Casket bearers will include Ed Leach, Earl Warren, Earl Miller, Victor Gardner, Cliff McLean and Ted Schopf.
(Medford Mail Tribune, Oct.23,1968.)

s/o Thomas Miles & Julia Hamlin(1865-1957). Claude m. 1st) 12 Mar 1908, Siskiyou Co.,CA., Blanche Merriman, b.18 Feb 1889, Medford,OR. - d. 1 Jul 1965, San Francisco,CA., d/o George F. Merriman(1855-1915) and Mary Elizabeth Murray(1857-1923); Claude m.2nd) 13 Apr 1940, Virginia City,NV., Vada L. Swinney, b.20 Feb 1915, Jackson Co.,OR., - d.20 Nov 1996,Klamath Falls,OR., d/o George J. and Minnie Maurine Swinney.

[OBIT]
Funeral services for Claude R. (Shorty) Miles, 81, of 304 Portland Ave., who died Tuesday will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Perl Funeral Home. Fred N. Pearce of Central Point Jehovah's Witnesses will officiate. Interment will be in Siskiyou Memorial Park.
Mr. Miles was born on July 25, 1887, in Fort Klamath,Ore. He has lived in Medford since 1890. For most of his life he was a car dealer. For several years he owned and operated Miles Motors. He retired in 1952.
On April 13,1940, in Virginia City,Nev., he was married to Vada Swinney, who survives. Additional survivors include three sons, James R. Miles, Long Beach,Calif.; Dan J. Miles, Klamath Falls, and Mike E. Miles, Medford; one half-sister, Mrs. Doris Griffin, Montague,Calif.; one half-brother, Emmet Miles, Willits, Calif.; and six grandchildren.
Casket bearers will include Ed Leach, Earl Warren, Earl Miller, Victor Gardner, Cliff McLean and Ted Schopf.
(Medford Mail Tribune, Oct.23,1968.)

s/o Thomas Miles & Julia Hamlin(1865-1957). Claude m. 1st) 12 Mar 1908, Siskiyou Co.,CA., Blanche Merriman, b.18 Feb 1889, Medford,OR. - d. 1 Jul 1965, San Francisco,CA., d/o George F. Merriman(1855-1915) and Mary Elizabeth Murray(1857-1923); Claude m.2nd) 13 Apr 1940, Virginia City,NV., Vada L. Swinney, b.20 Feb 1915, Jackson Co.,OR., - d.20 Nov 1996,Klamath Falls,OR., d/o George J. and Minnie Maurine Swinney.


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