Althea Walden Green Miles, 90, of Savannah, died Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at her residence surrounded by her loving family.
She was born in Emanuel County, and was preceded in death by her first husband of 49 years, Roger Lewis Green, 2 brothers, Jack Walden and J. W. Walden, and a sister, Orie Morris.
She was a member of the Holy Church of God for over 68 years, where she taught Vacation Bible School, and Sunday School for many years. She was a devoted mother, grandmother and great grandmother.
She graduated in 1941 from Emanuel County Institute, in Swainsboro, Ga., and attended Vocational School in Savannah. Mrs. Miles was a veteran of WW II, having served in the U. S. Army.
She had worked at Memorial Medical Center from 1963 – 1986, as a Secretary in the Operating Room.
She was a member of the Pooler Senior Citizens Center, where she enjoyed crafts and quilting. She enjoyed quilting caps for Cancer Patients.
She is survived by her husband, George P. Miles, of Savannah, Ga; 3 daughters, Sandy and Dave Butler, Phyllis and Donnie Tyler, of Savannah, Ga; and Joene and John Owen of Smyrna, Ga; Stepson, Ronnie Miles (Jane), of Savannah, Ga; and a step daughter in law, Pat Miles, of Ellabell, Ga; brother, Billy Walden of Twin City, Ga; a sister, Betty Wheeler, of Savannah, Ga; 9 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, 6 step grandchildren, and 7 step great grandchildren.
Visitation: 6 – 8 p.m. Wednesday at Fairhaven Funeral Home – Hubert C. Baker Chapel.
Funeral Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Holy Church of God, 707 Little Neck Road, Savannah, Ga 31419, with Rev. Ryan Ralston, officiating.
Interment: will follow in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.
Remembrances: Holy Church of God, 707 Little Neck Road, Savannah, Ga 31419.
Fairhaven Funeral Home – Hubert C. Baker Chapel