Lula Viola Goff Miles


LUGOFF – Funeral service for Lula Viola Goff Miles, 93, will be held Thursday at 3:00 p.m. at Salem United Methodist Church, Elgin, with burial to follow in Miles Family Cemetery. Rev. Daniel Flessas and Rev. Steve Gillespie will officiate. The family will receive friends Wednesday 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Salem United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 66, Elgin, S.C. 29045 or Hospice of Tri County, 2039 West DeKalb Street, Building 2, Suite D, Camden, S.C 29020.

Mrs. Miles, wife of 57 years to the late Fred Miles, died Monday, October 22, 2007. Born on August 8, 1914 in Lexington County, she was a daughter of the late John E. and Nezzie Martin Goff. She retired from Capital City Manufacturing Company as a seamstress. She was a member of Salem United Methodist Church and the Jean Bowen Circle. She enjoyed gardening and canning. She also enjoyed making homemade soap, quilts, dolls and stuffed animals.

Surviving are her sons and daughters-in-law, C. Ray Miles and Patsy Miles of Lugoff, and Kenny and Fannie Miles of Lugoff; daughter, Lynette Miles Smith of Lugoff; grandchildren, Rajena Miles, Robert Miles, Walt Smith, C.R. (Debbie) Miles, Jr., John (Margaret) Miles, Miles (Windy) Smith, Greg (Janette) Smith, Kevin (Christy) Miles, and Shannon Miles (Chris) Smith; step-grandchildren, Sherry (Bill) Kistler and Suzanne (Keelan) Jones; seventeen great- grandchildren; five step-great grandchildren; and one step-great great grandchild.

She was predeceased by a daughter, Gladys Ruth Miles; daughter-in-law, Shelby Jean Miles; and son-in-law, Henry W. “Sonny” Smith.


On March 19, 2022, Lula Viola Goff Miles was mentioned as the deceased mother in the obituary of Charlie Ray “C. Ray” Miles.

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