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Mrs. Elizabeth “Lib” Overcash Miles, age 88, entered into rest on Thursday, July 14, 2022. Funeral services will be 3:00 PM Monday, July 18, 2022 at Cross Roads Baptist Church by Pastor Max White and Dr. Troy Rogers with the eulogy being delivered by her daughter, Debra Wallace. The committal service will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 3:00 – 5:00 PM Sunday afternoon at Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home.
Mrs. Miles was born September 2, 1933 in Concord, NC a daughter of the late Reverend Roy and Thelma Cline Overcash. She grew up in Concord, NC and attended Concord High School. On May 31, 1952, Mrs. Lib married the love of her life, the Reverend Wade H. Miles of Ruby, SC. She was quick to let everyone know she was a city girl who quickly learned the country way of living. Mrs. Lib and Preacher Wade started their family and worked alongside each other in every walk of life. From farming on the family land to serving the Lord together in ministry, they were an inseparable team.
Mrs. Miles retired after 25 years of service from B.C. Moore & Sons department store, where she was the manager of the shoe department. A faithful pastor’s wife, one of her passions was working with the young people in the church. She was a faithful member of Cross Roads Baptist Church, where she served as church organist for many years. Her hobbies included shopping, cooking for her family, playing the piano, and working puzzles. Of all things in life that brought her enjoyment, her most precious job title was “Grandma” given to her by her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Miles was also preceded in death by beloved husband of 64 years, Reverend Wade H. Miles; son-in-law, Nicky Sellers; and great granddaughter, Anna Grace Sellers.
Survivors include her children, Doris Ann Sellers of Chesterfield, SC, Pam (William) Stancil of Ruby, SC, and Debi (David) Wallace of Blythewood, SC; 7 grandchildren, Steven (Angie) Sellers, Bryan (Jennifer) Sellers, Jennifer Sellers, Chris (Ashley) Stancil, Andrew (Carla) Stancil, Katherine (Daniel) Wood, and Ian (Olivia) Wallace; great grandchildren, Austin, Josh, Haley, August, Presley, and Shelley; brothers-in-law, George Washington Miles of Colorado Springs, CO, Jerry Brooks (Sieglinde) Miles of Lancaster, SC; sister-in-law, Rachel Miles of Mt. Croghan, SC; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Cross Roads Baptist Church, P.O. Box 72, Ruby, SC 29741 or to the McLeod Foundation, c/o McLeod Hospice House, P O Box 100551, Florence, South Carolina 29501.
Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home of Chesterfield, SC (www.mrcfuneralhome.com) is serving the Miles family.