for W. "Fred" Miles, 58, of Nampa, who died Friday. Jan. 17, at a Boise hospital from
natural causes, will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the
Nampa Stake Center Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day
Saints, 1500 Smith Ave. Ext., with Bishop Darius
Bailey, Miles' brother-in-law, of the Nampa Ninth Ward
will follow in the Hillcrest Memorial
Gardens, Caldwell. Services
and interment are under the direction of the Alsip Funeral
Mr. Miles was
born on April 23, 1927, at Blackfoot to Lorenzo and Pearl
Miles. He was reared
and educated in Tyhee and served in the U.S. Navy from June
1, 1945, to Dec. 18, 1945. He married Sheryl Mae Bailey on
Dec 15, 1949, at the Idaho Falls L.D.S. temple.
marriage they made their home in
Pocatello where he worked for Bannock County. They
later moved to Nampa where they made their home.
He worked for Kit
Manufacturing for a few years as a truck driver and later
owned and operated Miles Leisure
In 1983 he and his
wife became the custodians at the
Center on Smith Avenue
Extension. His wife
preceded him in death on Nov. 11, 1985.
He was a very active
member of the Nampa Eleventh Ward, and throughout his years
as a member of the
L.D.S. Church he had served as Sunday school
superintendent and as a member of the high priest quorum.
survived by one daughter and her husband, Kellie S. and Mark
Jensen of Nyssa,
Ore.; one brother, Merthan Miles of Pocatello; two sisters,
Evelyn Stuart and Opal Ward of Pocatello; three
granddaughters, Kolette, Sydnie and Stefanie Jensen of
Nyssa; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in
death by his parents and two brothers, Clifford and Roy
Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel today until 9
p.m., Monday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Tuesday from 8 to 11
a.m. at the chapel and from noon until 12:45 at the church.
The family will
greet friends at the Alsip Funeral Chapel on Monday evening
from 7 to 9 p.m.