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Barbara Jean Ford Miles

August 19, 1940 ~ January 23, 2024 (age 83) 83 Years Old

Barbara Miles Obituary

Barbara Jean Ford Miles, 83, of Mars Hill, NC, passed away January 23, 2024 at Mission Hospital in Asheville, NC.

Barbara was born August 19, 1940 in Lima, OH, to the late Paul Willet Ford and Margaret Lucille Kear Ford. She is also preceded in death by her sister, Jacklyn Ford Moore.

Barbara attended Olivet Nazarene University. She had many talents and loved quilting, painting, knitting, and clothes making.

Surviving Barbara are her sons, Gregory Paul Miles (Kimberly) of Waverly, OH, Bradley Willard Miles (Shelly) of Longwood, FL, daughter, Paula Rene Williams (Mark) of Jacksonville, FL; brothers, Paul Ford, Jr. of Lima, OH, Daniel Ford (Theresa) of Glendale, AZ; sister, Paula Sherwood (Jay) of New Port Richey, FL, 11 grandchildren, and 16 greatgrandchildren.

A memorial service will be held March 10, 2024 at 1:30 PM at Asheville First Church of the Nazarene with Bobby Forest, Lisa Hartzog, and James Kuse officiating.

The family would like to give a special thank you to the compassionate and caring staff at Mission Hospital.

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Memorial Service
March 10, 2024

1:30 PM
Asheville First Church of the Nazarene
385 Hazel Mill Rd
Asheville, NC 28806


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