Ophelia W. Miles

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, November 28, 2007

NEWSOMS—Ophelia White Miles, 98, died Nov. 25, 2007.

Mrs. Miles was born in Aulander, N.C., a daughter of the late Charles Thomas and Emma Dale Liverman White.

She was predeceased by her husband, George Thomas Miles, her son, George Thomas Miles Jr., a sister, Elizabeth White Bazemore, and two brothers, Vernon and Wingate White.

She attended Chowan College and Wake Forest College, was retired as a bookkeeper for Miles Truck Line, and a former member of the Newsoms Woman’s Club.

She was a member of Newsoms Baptist Church, the Homemakers Class, and past president of the WMU.

Survivors include her brother, Benjamin Harvey White of Raleigh, N.C. and many nieces and nephews.

A graveside service was conducted Tuesday at Hollywood Cemetery, Newsoms, with the Rev. Jason Wise officiating.

Memorials may be made to Newsoms Baptist Church,

P.O. Box 312, Newsoms, Va. 23874, or Boykins Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 347, Boykins, Va. 23827.

Wright Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. Condolences may be e-mailed to www.wrightfuneralhome.org.