Melie Jiles, 86, of Atlanta died Saturday, May 5, 2014, in a local hospital.
Ms. Jiles was born Feb. 29, 1928, in Douglassville, Texas. She was a member of Gum Springs CME Church.
Survivors include two sons, Connie Ray Jiles and Billy Royce Jiles; four daughters, Dorothy Henderson, Gloria Faye Evans, Delores Jackson and Mary Louise Thompson; two brothers, Virgil Hatley Jr. and Welton Hatley; 14 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives.
Services will be noon Saturday at Gum Springs CME Church with Melton Hatley Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Gum Springs CME Church Cemetery under direction of Coleman-Atlanta Funeral Home.
Visitation will be noon to 5 p.m. Friday, May 9, 2014 at the funeral home.