The Obituary for Mr. J. T. “Jake” Miles


Funeral services for J. T. “Jake” Miles, age 86, of Five Points, Alabama, will be held on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at 2:00 PM (CDT) at Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel with Rev. Don Ellison officiating.  Burial will follow at Rocky Mount Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 4:00-7:00 PM (CDT) on Monday, June 3, 2019.

Mr. Miles passed away Sunday, June 2, 2019, at his residence.

Survivors include: one son, Wayne Miles (wife, Jeri) of Five Points; three stepdaughters, Sue Sheppard (husband, Richard) of Lafayette, Ann Bledsoe (husband, Jim) of LaGrange, and Phyllis Harris (husband, Jack of Auburn; four stepsons, Hewell Bishop (wife, Joann) of Woodland, Tommy Bishop (wife, Betty) of Roanoke, Frank Bishop of Lafayette, and Darrell Bishop (wife, Kaye) of Lanett; 13 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Frances Gray of Tumwater, WA, Pauline Thrower of Huguley, AL, and Ann Bullard (husband, Donald) of Huguley, AL; and one brother, Johnny E. Miles (wife, Iris) of Lanett.

Pallbearers will be Mr. Miles’ grandsons and friends, Landon Miles, Jason Miles, Jacob Miles, Bobby Kendrick, Mike Wilson, and Stephen Sheppard.

A Lanett native, Mr. Miles was born on April 9, 1933, the son of Lee Robert and Ivy Bell Crenshaw Miles.  He worked as an equipment operator for the Chambers County Highway Department.  Mr. Miles was preceded in death by his parents and wife, Susie Mann Miles.

Quattlebaum Funeral Home of Roanoke, AL. is directing.