Lela Mae Davenport

Published 12:00 am Thursday, May 25, 2000

Lela Mae Davenport, 98, a resident of Banks, died on Friday, May 19, 2000.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 26, 2000, at the Sweet Pilgrim Baptist Church with the Rev. Nathaniel Larkins officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with Bell’s Liptrot-Dawson Funeral Home directing.

The body will lie-in-state for one hour prior to the funeral service.

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Julius M. Jiles

Julius M. Jiles, 70, of Troy, died on Tuesday, May 23, 2000, at the Pike Manor Nursing Home.

The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 27, 2000 at Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Troy with the Revs. Henry Shy and L.P Carter officiating. Burial will follow at the Union Hill Cemetery with military honors and George F. Grubbs Funeral Home directing.

Survivors include one daughter, Anna M. Jiles Socarras of Levittown, Pa.; one granddaughter, Tisha L. Jiles of Kingsland, Ga.; four great-grandchildren; four sisters, Lillie Jiles, Mamie Jiles, and Emma Davis, all of Cartert, N.J., and Queen Ester Faniel of Kesbey, N.J.; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends; one adopted brother, Rev. Marvin Pearson of Patterson, N.J.

He was born on May 6, 1930, in Troy, to Mr. and Mrs. Herman Lee Jiles. He attended the local public school and migrated to Trenton, N.J., where he became a municipal police man. He later returned to Pike County where he served as constable.

Pallbearers and floralbearers for the service will be friends of the family.

May 24, 2000 8:30 PM