Kathleen Ray Miles

Kathleen “Kathy” Ray Miles, 67, of Crossett, passed away on December 1, 2019, at the Ashley County Medical Center.

She was born in Sterlington, Louisiana on August 2, 1952, to her parents, Alvin Clermon and Pauline Ray Pruitt Riles.

Mrs. Miles was a member of the Pine Grove Church of God and worked as a hairdresser for many years. She loved everyone, and never met a stranger. She would do anything for anyone and could absolutely do just about anything. She was a perfectionist, a faithful member and worker in her church, a fabulous cook, and an amazing grandmother.

Mrs. Miles enjoyed crocheting, flower arranging, painting, and spending time with her beloved family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and husband, Rance Roland White.

Her survivors include her husband of 37 years, William Eugene Miles of Crossett; two sons, Paul Ray Blankenship of Crossett and Rance Alvin White (Amy) of Grand Rivers, Kentuck; one daughter, Angel Mashet Boyte of West Monroe, Louisiana; a sister, Betty Lou Wisecarver of Hamburg; a brother, Robert Alvin Riles of Crossett; nine grandchildren, Tyler, KateLynn, Jonathan, Damon, Ashley, Daisy, Courtney, M.J. and Abby; and three great-grandchildren, Raydyn, Morgan, and Marcus.

Visitation will be Tuesday, December 3 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Medders Funeral Home, located at 1564 Hwy 52 W, in Crossett.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Wednesday, December 4 at 10 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Doug Edwards, officiating. Interment will follow at Lick Prairie Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Rodney Riles, Todd Wisecarver, Eugene Burnett, Terry Kelley, Danny Carter, and Mitchell Pearson.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Gideons International Organization.