Hubert Clyde Miles

November 30, 1923 ~ December 4, 2023 (age 100) 100 Years Old

Hubert Clyde Miles Obituary

Hubert Clyde Miles, 100, of Augusta, Georgia, passed away on Monday, December 4, 2023 at Charlie Norwood V.A. Medical Center.

Born in Pulaski, Georgia on November 30, 1923, to J. B. (Bub) Miles,

Jr. and Melrose Lane Miles, he was the third of seven brothers. He was raised on a farm near Metter, Georgia, and, following high school, he enlisted in the United States Navy. During WWII he took part in the D-Day invasion on Omaha Beach, serving as a diesel mechanic on LST 316. He graduated from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton, Georgia and earned a Masters Degree from the University of Georgia. He was employed by the United States Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Service in Athens, Georgia until 1965 and then was employed by the Army in Corps of Engineers in Savannah, Georgia as an economist until his retirement in 1978.

Mr. Miles was married to Melba Moore Miles of Valdosta, Georgia in 1949 until her death in 1960 and to Elise Morris Miles of Athens, Georgia in 1962 until her death in 2004. He served in various capacities, including as an ordained deacon, at Prince Avenue Baptist Church in Athens, Georgia and at Southside Baptist Church in Savannah, Georgia. For the past 28 years he has been a member of Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Metter, Georgia.

Mr. Miles is survived by brother Robert Miles of Tifton, Georgia, brother-in-law Jesse Moore of Virginia, and sisters-in-law Joyce Miles of Flintstone, Georgia and Laurene Hutcheson of Valdosta, Georgia. He is also survived by five daughters - Rose Harden (Chris) of Lawrenceville, Georgia, Tress Miles of Metter Georgia, Sally Van Peursem (Bruce) of North Augusta, South Carolina, Wendy Cornelison (Fred) of Augusta, Georgia and Marianne Barnes (Dave) of Statesboro Georgia. Other survivors include 12 grandchildren - Jesse Harden (Chelsea), Melba Rosa (Alex), Julia Williams (Aaron), Lillie Miles, Evan Van Peursem (Catherine), Paul Van Peursem, William Cornelison (Sarah), Joseph Cornelison, Matthew Cornelison (Destiny), Grace Niebling (Don), Jenny Martinez (Justin) and Wesley Barnes. Mr. Miles also has ten great grandchildren - Colten and Treva Harden, Daniel and Emma Rosa, Miles Williams, Charlotte and Ava Van Peursem, Ida and Eleanor Cornelison, and Jairus Martinez. He also has numerous nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, December 20th, 2023, at Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church at 11:30 a.m.

The family will receive friends prior to the service from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. at Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church.

Interment will follow at Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery.

Flowers are welcome, or donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

Kennedy Funeral Homes, Hooks Chapel, of Metter, is in charge of the arrangements.

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December 20, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church
25137 Portal Highway
Metter, GA 30439

Funeral Service
December 20, 2023

11:30 AM
Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church
25137 Portal Highway
Metter, GA 30439

December 20, 2023

12:00 PM
Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery


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