Ivory (Junior) Miles, better known as June, age 85, of Hays, passed away Sunday, December 30, 2018 at Wilkes Senior Village.

He was born October 3, 1933 in Wilkes County to Charles and Nona Harrold Miles. Mr. Miles was a member of Zion Baptist Church in Hays. He was the young peoples’ Sunday School teacher for several years. He was retired from American Drew Furniture and Key City Furniture. Junior was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Catherine Miller Miles; sister, Rosalee Myers; brother-in-law, John Myers; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Otto and Mamie Miller.

Surviving are his nephew, Gary Myers and wife Judy of Hays; great niece, Julie Call of Hays; cousins, Irene Sebastian and Vetra Sebastian both of Hays; sister and brother-in-law, David and Bernice Osborne of Greenville, South Carolina; nephew, Steve Osborne of South Carolina; and several other cousins.

Funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at Zion Baptist Church with Rev. Julius Blevins and Rev. Junior Harrold officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at Zion Baptist Church from 1:00 until 2:00 on Wednesday, prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Zion Baptist Church Building Fund or Cemetery Fund, Zion Church Road, Hays, NC 28635. Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to www.millerfuneralservice.com

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