Betty Marie Miles 1924 - 2008
Betty Marie Miles, 84, of Cottonwood, died Sept. 28. She was born April 5, 1924, in Springfield, Ill., the daughter of Russell F. and Inez Marie Peek Larkin.
She attended Springfield schools and at the age of 27 married Kenneth Fletcher Miles. They moved to Ventura, then Hollywood, Calif., then Alhambra and later Monterey Park. In 1977, they moved to Phoenix. In 1981, they moved to Cottonwood.
Mrs. Miles worked mostly as a bookkeeper, but earlier in her life worked as a car-hop.
She was member of Immaculate Conception Church, the Women's Auxiliary of the American Legion, the Verde Village property Owners Association and the Women's Club of Verde Village and the V. F. W. Auxiliary.
Mrs. Miles is preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth, in 1982; her sister, Grace, in 1993, and her brother James in 2001.
A Memorial Mass will be held today, Oct. 1, in the Immaculate Conception Church at 10 a.m.
An online guestbook is available at www.westcottfuneralhome.com.
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