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Obituaries

December 18, 2013

Sharon Adele Miles

ROSSVILLE — Sharon Adele Miles, 64, of Rossville, passed away at 10:40 p.m. Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, at Presence United Samaritans Medical Center in Danville.

She was born March 11, 1949, in Williamsport, Ind., the daughter of Kneeland LeRoy and Vera Laurie (Gray) Singleton.

She is survived by her mother, Vera Singleton of Paxton and formerly of St. Joseph, Ill.; one daughter, Stacey (Bob) Jones of Paxton; one son, Jason (Jennifer) Miles of Paxton; one brother, Ronald (Susan) Singleton of Fernandina Beach, Fla.; six grandchildren; two nieces; and one great-nephew.

She was preceded in death by her father, Kneeland Singleton, and one son, Brant “Bub” Miles.

Sharon graduated from Rossville High School in 1967 and Southern Illinois University in 1969. She worked as a dental hygienist for Dr. Ronald L. Lewis, DDS, in Danville for over 30 years.

She was a member of Rossville Church of Christ. Sharon was a very caring, giving and compassionate lady. She enjoyed giving back to her community by being involved in the Rossville Community Organization, where she was active in helping with many community projects. She also enjoyed helping others by donating to the Danville Salvation Army.

Her hobbies included watching Illini basketball games and NASCAR races, reading, working puzzles and listening to music. Sharon also enjoyed traveling with her friends, but her greatest enjoyment in life was spending time with her family and grandchildren.

A visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, at Anderson Funeral Home, 427 E. Main St., Hoopeston. The funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 20, at Rossville Church of Christ, 514 E. Attica St., Rossville, with an hour visitation from 10-11 a.m. prior to the funeral service Friday. Pastor Kevin Purdy will officiate. Following the service, per her wishes, she will be cremated.

Memorials may be made to the Rossville Church of Christ 514 E. Attica St. Rossville, IL 60963 in Sharon’s honor. Visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Sharon’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences. Anderson Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

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