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Florence Miles

July 12, 1935 — December 3, 2020

Florence Marie Bowman Miles passed away the morning of 12/03/20 at 85 years of age. Florence was the youngest child of Harvey and Louisa Bowman; born July 12, 1935.  She is also the widow of the late Tommie Miles.

Florence “Shotsie” was retired from the Amelia Dress Factory and The Woodland. She loved to quilt, sing in the choir at Pisgah Baptist Church, and travel with the love of her life, Tommie.

In addition to her parents and husband Tommie; Florence is predeceased by 6 brothers:  Walter, Ralph, Corbett, Acie, Columbus, and Riley Sr., 4 sisters: Lillian Duncan, Jocie Berry, Della Murray, and Lucy Thompson. She is survived by a sister-in-law Blondell M. Bowman, brother-in-law Sammy Thompson, nieces Donna B. Nunnally and Dianne B. Daniel (Dennis), and nephews Danny L. Bowman (Amy) and Riley (David) Bowman Jr (Tyra), as well as great nieces, a great nephew, a great-great niece, and her caregiver for the last 3 years Gwen Bibb.

Graveside services will be at Trinity Memorial Gardens in Rice on Monday December 7. 2020 at 11AM.  In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to the Southside SPCA P.O. Box 66 Meherrin, VA 23954 Shorter Funeral Home is serving the family.

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