The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Thursday, July 5, 2018 at Eastview Church of Christ, 701 Eastview Drive, Americus, Georgia. Burial will follow at Staley Memorial Gardens, Corner of Mayo and Southerfield Roads, Americus, Georgia.
Betty was born on August 7, 1934 to the late Willie Mae Lloyd and John Richardson in Montezuma, Georgia. She was preceded in death by five siblings: Christine Solomon, Rosa Journey, Bessie Tabor, Sallie Mae Richardson, and Eugene Richardson. She was educated within the Macon County Public School System. She was employed with Cooper Lighting for 17 years as a line technician and retired in 1996.
At an early age, she accepted Jesus Christ as her personal Savior. She was a member of Eastview Church of Christ in Americus, Georgia. Betty was joined in Holy matrimony to James Miles Sr. on January 18, 1995.
She leaves to cherish her memories: a husband, James Miles, Sr., Americus, Georgia; a devoted daughter, Christine McClain, Americus, Georgia; a sister, Gladys Woolfork, Montezuma, Georgia; three grandsons, Carl Threatt (Teresa), Albany, Georgia, Christopher Threatt (Dionne), Little Rock, Arkansas, and Craig Threatt, Americus, Georgia; eight great grandchildren, Jasmine Threatt, Shanice Threatt, Brittney Threatt, Broderick Ray, Tanisha Threatt, Briana Threatt, Kentavous Threatt, Cheslney Monson; three great great grandchildren Carmelo, Josiah, and Jacoby; five stepchildren Jeannette Lamar, Milton Miles, James Miles Jr. (Norwanna), T. J. Miles and Gloria Lyles; a host of step grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and her Church family.