Leona V. Miles

Alton | Tuesday, February 9 2016

Leona V. Miles, 93, died at 1:33 p.m. Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at Eunice Smith Nursing Home. Born April 5, 1922 in Alton, she was the daughter of Ed and Alice (Hause) Henderson. She worked for Owens-Illinois Glass as a box maker. On April 5, 1945 she married Walter Miles in Alton. He preceded her in death. Surviving is a daughter and son-in-law LaJeanne and Jeff Moore of Alton, a son and daughter-in-law David W. and Diane Miles of Alton, four grandchildren, Lizabeth Miles Drainer (Michael) of Godfrey, Samantha Miles of Belton, MO, Emma Moore of Alton, and Evan Moore of Alton, two great grandchildren, David Michael Drainer and Sarah Lizabeth Drainer. Also surviving is a sister, Ethal Mae Voyles of Edswardsville. Along with her parents and husband she was preceded in death by four brothers, Harry, Lodie, Clarence and Larry Henderson, and a sister, Eleanor Fielder. Per her wishes services will be private. Memorials may be made to the 5A’s Animal Shelter. Gent Funeral Home in Alton is in charge of arrangements. Online guestbook and information may be found at

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