Obituary – Wayne Robert Miles

Published 11:29 am Friday, December 27, 2019

Wayne Robert Miles, 89, passed away Tuesday, Dec., 24, 2019, at his residence in Aledo, Texas. Visitation was Friday, Dec. 27, 2019, from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., at Coleman Funeral Home. A funeral service immediately followed at 2 p.m., also at Coleman Funeral Home. Interment was at Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Rev. Craig E. Batson, son-in-law, officiated. Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford was in charge of arrangements.


Mr. Miles was born on September 27, 1930, in Torrance, Calif., to Mr. James Henry Orem Miles and Mrs. Ila Margaret Jones Miles. Mr. Miles was a retired Civil Engineer from F.A.A. Airports of the U.S. Government. He was a very Godly man that loved to share his faith with everyone through testimony and being a Gideon. Mr. Miles was an individual everyone loved to be around due to his fun-loving spirit. One of Mr. Miles life lessons to teach was that education is important. He wanted everyone to achieve their highest potential by being tenacious and never giving up.

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Mr. Miles is survived by his two daughters, Kristyne (William) Bell, of Aledo, Texas, and Robyne (Craig) Batson, of Atoka, Tenn; 14 grandchildren, Rachel (Christopher) Miller, of Blaine, Wash., David Bell, Hannah Bell, Elisabeth Bell, Sarah Bell, Daniel Bell, Jonathan (Hannah Marie) Bell, Nathaniel Bell, Rebekah Bell, Abigail Bell, Matthew Bell, all of Aledo, Karyne (William) Cross, Jeremiah Batson, both of Horn Lake, Miss., and Joshua Batson, of Atoka; and six great-grandchildren, William Christopher Miller, Claire Elise Miller, Robert Lee Miller, Kate Lauryn Miller, James Henry Miller, all of Blaine, and baby Bell of Aledo.


Mr. Miles was proceeded in death by his wife, Rosemary Cain Miles, of Oxford, Miss.; his parents, James Henry Orem Miles and Ila Margaret Jones Miles, both of Greenwood, Miss.; one brother, Jack Orem Miles, of Kosciusko, Miss.; and a close friend, Barbara Haire, of Olive Branch, Miss.


Donations and memorials in honor of Mr. Wayne Robert Miles may be made to The Gideons International ( and Lottie Moon Christmas Offering in care of Gracewood Baptist Church (8551 Getwell Road, Southaven, MS 38672).


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