Funeral services for Ernest Calvin Miles, 81, of Franklin, Tenn., formerly of the Roscoe area, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 24, 2012, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Rev. Jerry Payne officiating. Interment will follow in Roscoe, TX under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Odessey Hospice, 717 North Harwood Street, Dallas, TX 75210.
Miles died Wednesday, March 21, 2012, in Franklin, Tenn.
He was born Oct. 6, 1930, in Sweetwater, TX. Ernest was a graduate of Highland High School in 1948, as Salutatorian of his class and also attended Texas A&M University. He was a real estate broker and had farmed in the early years of his life. He also worked for Lone Star Industries. Ernest was a Baptist.
Survivors include his daughter, Brenda Diane Perse and husband Barry of Brentwood, Tenn.; brother, Joyce Lee â€śBuddyâ€ť Miles of Gordon, TX; sister, Jane Reams of Irving, TX; two grandchildren, Ashely Hughes and Brook Pearse; and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Grady and Ruby Garrett Miles; and a brother, Carrol Miles.
Pallbearers will be Buddy Miles, Gordon Miles, Grady Miles, Jack Kennedy, W.D. Miles and Billy Miles.
Online condolences may be made at www.mccoyfh.com.