Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


May 21, 2013

Anna Marie Bennett Miles 1929-2013

CARTER — Anna Marie Bennett Miles, 83, of Grayson, passed away Monday, May 20, 2013, in Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland.

Anna was born Sept. 14, 1929, in Buckhannon, W.Va., the daughter of the late Ulysses Grant and Annie Cecil Ours Bennett.

She was also preceded in death by a son, Malcolm Miles; siblings Harold Lloyd Bennett, Charles Joseph Bennett, Paul Bennett Jr., Harry Gordon Bennett, Jesse Victor Bennett, Irene Bennett and Carol Lee “Bill” Bennett; and her former husband, George Davis Miles.

She was a former child-care provider and a food service worker at Jr. Food Mart in Grayson. She was of the Baptist faith.

She is survived by children Joe and Jackie Miles of Grayson, Robert Jeffery and Brenda Miles of Morehead, Gregory Allen and Tammy Miles of Chattanooga, Tenn., Paul David and Carol Miles of Grayson, Sheila and Mike Robinson of Morehead, Loretta Jean and James M. “Mickey” Greene of Grayson and Deborah Harford of Morehead; 17 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; sisters and brothers May Grace White of Elkins, W.Va., Jerry Bennett of Ohio, David Carl Bennett of Elkins, Mildred Ruth “Sis” McCoy of Elkins and Ulysses Grant “Bub” Bennett Jr. of Ohio; and a daughter-in-law, Dala Miles of Idaho.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 23, 2013, at Lewis & Ferguson Funeral Home in Sandy Hook by Brother Clell Lucas and Brother Grant Sammons. Burial will be in Elliott County Memory Gardens.

Friends may call after 6 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.


Coleman Perry


Coleman Perry, 84, formerly of Louisa, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2013, in Lexington.

He was born May 5, 1929, in Lawrence County, a son of the late Ray and Jesse Vaughan Perry.

Coleman was a former jailer in Lawrence County and a retired local businessman. He was a member of First Baptist Church and a Mason for 45 years.

He was also preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Jewell Perry; four sisters, Elsie Scarberry, Gladys Ratliff, Nadine Jarrell and Helen Belcher; five brothers, Donald, David, Charles Ray, Harold Gene and William Arnold Perry; and his stepmother, Molly Clay Perry.

Survivors include two sons, Ron and Dreama Perry of Paris and Randy and Kim Perry of Louisa; two brothers, Jimmy Ray (Terry) Perry of Plain City, Ohio, and John Mack Perry (Betty) of Statesville, N.C.; four sisters, Janice and Ron Winn of Plain City, Charlene Salyers of Louisa, Rose and Bob Wiseman of Columbus, Ohio, and Dreama and Gene Phellps of Plain City; two grandchildren, Ronnie and Erin Perry of Lexington and Desiree Craig of Los Angeles; several nieces and nephews; and three great-grandchildren, Colson, Corbin and Camden Perry.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 23, 2013, at Young Funeral Home in Louisa by Brother Ric Frazier. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

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