Dwain "Doc" Miles
Dwain “Doc” Miles, 72, of Monticello passed away Friday, February 15, 2013, at his home.
He was born May 1, 1940, in Tillar to the late Jim O. Miles and Charlotte Bessie Hallman Miles.
He retired as a foreman with the Arkansas Highway Department after 40 plus years, was a U. S. Army Veteran of Vietnam and was a member of East Side Missionary Baptist Church where he served as Deacon, Sunday School Teacher and Assistant Bible Study Teacher. Dwain always put the Lord first and his family second. He loved people, was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed all of God’s creations, and was a friend to many.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Jim Otis Miles and Marlin Eugene Miles.
Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Norma Jean Maxey Miles, of Monticello; three nephews, Jimmy Miles, of Texas, Tommy Miles, of Arkansas, and Charles Burton, of Little Rock; one niece, Linda Sue White, of Kansas; two brother-in-laws, Dale Maxey and Allen Maxey; three sister-in-laws, Wanda Scrimshire, Sue Tiedemann and Patricia Wood.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Monday, February 18, 2013, at Stephenson-Dearman Chapel with Rev. Don Smith and Rev. David McDougald officiating. Burial followed in Oakland Cemetery with full Military Honors. Visitation was held from 6-8 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home.
An online guestbook may be viewed and signed at www.stephensondearman.com.
Active pallbearers were Bryson Reed, Ronnie Reed, George Donaldson, Russell Spurlin, Josh Bayird and Michael Anders.
Honorary pallbearers were Joe Akin, Donald Myers and Men of East Side Missionary Baptist Church.