April 8, 1930 - July 17, 2013
Joyce Miles went home to be with her Lord Wednesday, July 17, 2013 in Denton, Texas at the age of 83.
Funeral Services will be Saturday, July 20, 2013 at 2:00pm at Wright Colonial Funeral Home with Pastor James Williams officiating. Burial will follow at Snyder Cemetery under the direction of Wright Colonial Funeral Home.
Joyce was born in Stanton, Texas April 8, 1930 to H.D. and Christine Conington.
Joyce married Howard Burton December 22, 1946. They lived and raised their family in Lamesa. She moved to Snyder around 1969 where she later met and married Gene Miles.
She is survived by two daughters, Theresa Burton of Denton, Texas and Claudia Lann and husband Kent of Midland, Texas; one son-in-law, Gary Abrahams of Snyder, Texas; two step-children, Larry Miles and Wife Linda of Michigan and Billie Jean Alldredge and husband Mike of Zephyr, Texas; two brothers, Woody Covington and wife Shirley of Lubbock, Texas and Ruben Covington and wife Vera of Midland. She was the proud Granny of 5 Grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild and many step grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Howard Burton; her second husband, Gene Miles; 2 daughters, Glenda Ann Burton and Orvetta Kay Abrahams; 1 grandchild, Chris Wade McGee; and 1 sister, Earnestine Eastham.
Her faith was an important part of her life. We take comfort in knowing that she had the gift of faith in Jesus as her Savior and Lord. 'Verily, verily I say unto you, He that heareth My word, and believeth on Him that sent Me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death unto life.' John 5:24 KJV
Memorials may be sent to Gideons International, PO BOX 534, Snyder, TX 79550-0534.
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