Funeral services for Christine Miles will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 24at the P.L.M. & D. District Center.

 



Funeral services for Christine Miles will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 24at the P.L.M. & D. District Center.



Visitation will be Friday, Dec. 23 from noon to 6 p.m. in the Stephens Funeral Home Chapel.



Mrs. Christine Miles was born May 10, 1932 to the late Leroy Eleby and Elmedia McClinton in the Southland community.



She confessed hope in Christ at an early age at the Mount Olive Baptist Church in Southland.



She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Tommy Lee Bell and Eugene Miles, daughter, Rose Marie Bell, grandsons, Zavie and Harry Pringle, two sisters and two brothers.



She departed life on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011 at Helena Regional Medical Center.



She leaves to cherish her memory, two daughters, Ethel Pringle and Dorothy Bell, both of Helena-West Helena; two sons, Stanley Hicks of North Little Rock and Michael McClinton of Southland and a special daughter-in-law, Glenda McClinton; grandchildren, Anthony and Geneva Pringle, Kimberly Holmes (Henry), Kevin Pringle (Sheneaka), Dana Williams, Whitney, Shaniqua, Stanley Jr., Dora, Marcus, Shunna and Tina Hicks, Kayla and Christopher Vaughn, Michael Jr., Nechelle, Michaela and Ebony McClinton; sisters, Aretha Lance of St. Louis, Doris Eleby of California, Elmedia Sanders and Maggie Melvin of Cleveland, Miss., Ginger Eleby of Florida and brothers, James Eleby and Israel Eleby of St. Louis, Kenny Eleby of Florida. She lived to see five generations of children and a host of other friends and relatives.



Rev. Leroy Williams will officiate.



Burial will be in Springlake Cemetery in the Southland Community.



Services are entrusted to Stephens Funeral Home.