Telois Miles

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Telois Ophelia Miles of Berryville, Arkansas, was 94 year of age when she passed away on Wednesday, October 14, 2020. She was born in Sweetwater, Oklahoma on November 30, 1925 to James Allen and Maude Ophelia Allred.

Telois was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend. She spent most of her younger life in Louisiana before moving to Berryville in 1964. She was a major asset to their family and farm where she and Lee worked side by side every day.

She is survived by her sons Chester Lee Miles and wife Millie, and James Ray Miles all of Berryville, Arkansas; granddaughter Angela Garretson, her husband Brett and their three children of Rock Hill, South Carolina; brother Leonard Allred of Jackson, Louisiana; a host of nieces and nephews.

She was united in marriage to Forest Lee Miles on September 15, 1941 who preceded her in death on July 13, 1990. Also preceding her in death are four siblings James (Junior) Allred, Ruth Barksdale, Nadine Alford, and William Grady Allred, all from Louisiana.

Telois was buried at 2:00 p.m., Friday, October 16, 2020 at the Pickens Cemetery in Green Forest, Arkansas. Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at